Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) fire rifles at a drone operated by Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, June 16, 2017. Goran Tomasevic: "ISIS uses drones to monitor Kurdish fighters and drop bombs at their positions. Reuters Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) fire rifles at a drone operated by Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, June 16, 2017. Goran Tomasevic: "ISIS uses drones to monitor Kurdish fighters and drop bombs at their positions. Reuters

Denmark charges 3 men for buying drones for Daesh

By: MENA
Fri, Jul. 5, 2019
COPENHAGEN - 5 July 2019: Danish prosecutors have charged three men under Denmark's anti-terror laws on suspicion of buying drones and components with the purpose of delivering them to the Daesh group in Syria and Iraq where they were to be used "in combat actions," ABC News reported.

Prosecutor Kristian Kirk says the three men, aged 30, "deliberately and systematically obtained lots of small parts and components, which together could have become powerful weapons for terrorists."

Kirk says "it may sound like shopping lists for a hobby project (but) it is dead serious."

He said Friday that the men — two of them Danish citizens — bought "hobby planes, drones and thermal cameras as well as components, tools and accessories" in Denmark between 2013 and 2017.

A trial is scheduled in September in Copenhagen.
 
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