Two held in alleged plot to attack Jewish restaurant

[Intime News]

Two men accused of planning an extremist attack on a Jewish restaurant in central Athens and possibly other targets that would produce mass civilian casualties have been arrested on terrorism charges in Greece, police said Tuesday.

The suspects were charged with membership in a terrorist organization and were being held at police headquarters in the capital, authorities said. A third man, who is not in the country, was wanted for questioning and charged in absentia.

Government and police officials told the Associated Press that both suspects were of Pakistani origin. The officials asked not to be identified pending official announcements.

The two suspects both entered Greece illegally from neighboring Turkey and have been in the country for at least four months. As part of their investigation, police searched multiple sites in Athens as well as in southern...

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