Denmark police charge 2 in investigation into shipping drones to ISIS

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Copenhagen police arrested and charged two people with involvement in attempted terrorism abroad as part of a case linked to attempts to send drones to Islamic State in Syria, reports The Defense Post.

 

Working closely with the Danish Security and Intelligence Service (PET), the two were detained in connection with a long-term investigation, Copenhagen Police said in a Wednesday, September 26 release. The two are suspected of being part of a network that is part of the case.

“The case concerns procurement and facilitation of objects, including drones, from Denmark to IS in Syria/Iraq to be used for combat actions,” the release said, adding that police and PET “have conducted a series of investigations in Greater Copenhagen in connection with the case.”

Islamic State has long used small remote-controlled drones both for reconnaissance and to film attacks, and to drop small bombs.

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