China is claiming to have cracked an “international terrorist group” that was allegedly planning an attack on a football match during the Beijing Olympics.
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Police in Shanghai have confirmed they have cracked an alleged terrorist group that was planning an attack on the Beijing Olympics.
A so-called international terrorist group was plotting an attack on a soccer match to be held in Shanghai as part of the Olympics, according to Chinese police.
Deputy director of the Shanghai Public Security Bureau, Cheng Jiulong, said a series of raids had cracked the cell.
He did not say where the would-be attackers were from or how many suspects had been detained.
The stadium concerned is where the Olyroos will play the first of two matches for China’s Olympics.