PST confirms some notice on possible affiliation between some asylum seekers and IS

PST Ministry of DefenseOslo.PST.Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / SCANPIX

Police Security Service (PST) continuously receives reports of concern that asylum seekers may be linked to extremist group IS.

None of the above have not yet led to a change of the threat level in Norway so far this year, written by ABC News.

PST and Police Immigration Service (PU) confirmed that after the major asylum seekers arrival in 2015 some security concerns been discovered in the registration phase.
The weekly information from police contained “material which gave cause for security concern,” according to the online newspaper.

Despite low record figures from asylum still PST receives some notice. The last time some notice came from asylum centers, confirms by senior adviser in PST, Martin Bernsen.

In PST open threat assessment for 2016 wrote the security that “it is a great danger that some that came to Norway captured by extremist groups in the country and radicalized here.”

There are currently no examples of individuals who have abused their refugee status in Norway to carry out terrorist acts.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today