Kuwait busts three IS cells plotting attacks: ministry

Five Kuwaiti nationals were arrested, including a policeman and a woman, who all confessed to plotting attacks against a Shiite mosque and an interior ministry target, the ministry said in a statementKuwaiti security authorities have broken up three Islamic State cells plotting “terror” attacks in the oil-rich Gulf state, the interior ministry said Monday. Five Kuwaiti nationals were arrested, including a policeman and a woman, who all confessed to plotting attacks against a Shiite mosque and an interior ministry target, the ministry said in a statement. All members of the three cells also confessed to being members of the Islamic State jihadist group.

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