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Denmark: 3 Men Guilty for Buying Drones for ISIS

Denmark: 3 Men Guilty for Buying Drones for ISIS

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 - 13:15
Boats are seen anchored at the 17th century Nyhavn district, home to many shops and restaurants in Copenhagen December 5, 2009. REUTERS/Bob Strong

A Copenhagen court found on Thursday three men guilty of helping a terror organization by buying drones and components on behalf of ISIS.

The items were meant to be used in combat actions in Syria and Iraq.

The Copenhagen City Court said the men, two of whom are Danish citizens, bought hobby planes, drones and thermal cameras as well as components, tools and accessories in Denmark between 2013 and 2017.

The items were shipped to ISIS.

All were cleared of terror charges and face prison terms of up to six years. Sentencing is expected next month.

The identities of the men, who claimed their innocence, were not released by the court.

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