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Swedish police raid mosque offices

Swedish security police have raided the administrative office of a mosque in Gothenburg.

Security police spokeswoman Sirpa Franzen said the raid on the Bellevue Mosque was prompted by prosecutor Agnetha Hilding Qvarnstrom, who heads the investigation against three men arrested on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.

Ms Franzen declined to say if the raid was connected to the arrests and would not reveal any more details.

The men, of Somali and Iraqi origin, were initially suspected of plotting a terrorist attack but the charges were later changed to preparing murder.

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