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TERRORISTS EYEING WORLD CUP STOPPED IN EUROPE
Published May 27, 1998
Police "rounded up 88 Islamic militants in raids across Europe yesterday, saying they had evidence of a terrorist campaign timed to the upcoming World Cup," according to Ian Phillips of the AP. Raids took place in France, Belgium, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. Interior Minister Jean- Pierre Chevenement said that investigators "had evidence of plots to attack during the World Cup" (TORONTO STAR, 5/27).