Two Syrians arrested in Geneva after 'traces of explosives' found in car

An armed policeman patrols on December 12, 2015 at Geneva Airport in GenevaSwiss authorities on Saturday said two Syrians had been arrested in Geneva after traces of explosives were found in their car, as police continued to hunt for several suspected jihadists with links to the Islamic State group. Geneva prosecutor Olivier Jornot told a news conference that the two men had Syrian passports and only “recently arrived” in Switzerland. Jornot said the two arrested men said they had recently bought the car they were travelling in and clarified that it only bore traces of explosives and not toxic gases.

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