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November 21, 2015

Caught: Counter-terrorism police first became aware of Ahmet Dahmani, 26, when he arrived on a flight to Antalya and tracked him to the hotel in the Manavgat district of the city

Police in Turkey have arrested a Belgian man Turkey have arrested a Belgian man of Moroccan origin on suspicion he scouted out the target sites for the Paris attacks.
Ahmet Dahmani was arrested at a luxury hotel in the southern coastal city of Antalya.
Reports say the 26-year-old had been staying in a five-star hotel in the popular tourist destination since November 16.

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Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3328350/Turkish-police-arrest-Belgian-man-Moroccan-descent-allegations-scouted-Paris-terror-attack-sites.html#ixzz3s94g7t8j
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A Turkish government official confirmed that two other men were also arrested, without giving details.
Local media claim the two other men, both Syrian citizens, were detained on a nearby highway on suspicion they had been sent by Islamic State in Syria to ensure Dahmani’s safe passage across the border and were planning to meet him.
It is believed Dahmani arrived in Turkey from Amsterdam on November 14, one Turkish official said.
They have reportedly been identified as 29-year-old Ahmet Tahir and 23-year-old Muhammed Verdi.
One of the two men, both thought to be Syrian nationals, was reportedly acting as lookouts for the Paris attacks before fleeing across Europe to Turkey.
Counter-terrorism police first became aware of Dahmani when he arrived on a flight to Antalya and tracked him to the hotel in the Manavgat district of the city.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3328350/Turkish-police-arrest-Belgian-man-Moroccan-descent-allegations-scouted-Paris-terror-attack-sites.html#ixzz3s94cIOf9
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