Islamic State plan to target Paris, US subway systems, Iraqi PM says

By REUTERS
September 25, 2014 19:09

NEW YORK - Iraq has received "credible" intelligence that Islamic State militants plan to launch attacks on subway systems in Paris and the United States, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday.

"Today, while I am here, I am receiving accurate reports from Baghdad where there were arrests and there are networks planning from inside Iraq to have attacks," he told a small group of US reporters.

"They plan to have attacks in the metros of Paris and the US," he added. "From the details I have received, yes it looks credible."


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