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Report: Jordan arrests Iranian backed terrorist who was planning attack
By JPOST.COM STAFF
07/06/2015
Source tells Jordanian news outlet that large amount of explosives found following arrest.
Jordanian security forces recently foiled a terror plot in the Kingdom and arrested a suspected terrorist from the Iranian supported Bayt al-Makdis group, Jordanian newspaper Al-Rai reported on Monday. 

The suspect intended to carry out a terrorist attack in Jordan and a large amount of explosives were uncovered following his arrest in northern Jordan, a source told Al-Rai.

The source said a military tribunal will hold on Monday its first session following the suspect's arrest. The accused holds joint Iraqi and Norwegian citizenship, according to the report.

Jordanian security forces seized forty-five kilograms that the suspect allegedly had hidden. The source said that the amount of explosives was the largest that has been seized in years.
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