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Europol boss warns of terror network with '5000 suspects'

Europol has uncovered a "more widespread network than was first feared", the director of the EU's law enforcement agency has told the Today programme.

"We are concerned about a community of 5000 suspects that have been radicalised in Europe, that have travelled to Syria and Iraq for conflict experience, some of whom, not all, have since come back to Europe," Rob Wainwright said.

(Image: Terror suspect Ibrahim El Bakraoui (middle). Credit: Belgian Federal Police)

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