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    Germany's criminal police is probing some 410 "clues" of possible terrorist links among refugees.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Germany’s Federal Criminal Police (BKA) is investigating 410 indications that Islamist terrorists could be among refugees coming to the country, local media reported Monday.

    "Considering the constant inflow of immigrants to Germany, we assume that there can be active and former members, supporters and sympathizers of terrorist organizations or Islamist-motivated war criminals among the refugees," the agency said in response to an information request by Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung publication.

    The BKA reportedly estimates that the number of such indications had risen significantly since May when 369 such references were being investigated. A total of 410 "clues" of possible terrorist presence in Germany are currently being looked into.

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