Trio linked to al Qaeda held

OSLO - Norwegian police yesterday arrested three men linked to al Qaeda on suspicion of planning an attack, and said the suspects had ties to people under investigation in the United States and Britain.

OSLO - Norwegian police yesterday arrested three men linked to al Qaeda on suspicion of planning an attack, and said the suspects had ties to people under investigation in the United States and Britain.

Norwegian Police Security Service head Janne Kristiansen said: "The Norwegian (police) have today arrested three people ... for planning a terrorist strike.

"We believe this group has had links to people abroad who can be linked to al Qaeda, and to people who are involved in investigations in other countries," she said. - Reuters

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