Officers of the State Agency for Investigation and Protection of BiH (SIPA) arrested three people who were found with weapons and even a flag of the Islamic State.

SIPA said it raided three premises in three different locations , which is part of a police operation called “Damascus”. Its aims is to detect people who are suspected to have links with radical Islamic terrorist organizations.

For those arrested, N.S. (1988), A.M. (1960) and G.V. (1989) there is reasonable suspicion that the threesome committed criminal offences such as forming and joining foreign and paramilitary formations.

SIPA stated that during the operation they found hand grenades, rifle grenades, anti-personnel land-mines, large amounts of ammunition, machetes, a flag of the Islamic State and plastic templates for drawing ISIS marks.