World Bulletin / News Desk
They included four Italians, five Albanians and one Canadian.
They were suspected of violating Italian anti-terrorism laws, including one that prohibits organising trips to support foreign terrorist groups.
The arrested included Italians who had converted to Islam and Albanians living in Italy. The investigation began after police discovered that an Italian woman who had converted to Islam left for Syria with her husband to join ISIL.
The role of the Canadian citizen was not clear in the statement. Police were holding a news conference later on Wednesday to disclose details.
In a separate operation in Rome, police said they had arrested two people from north Africa suspected of running an website that incited readers to plan attacks in Italy and the Maghreb countries of north Africa.Güncelleme Tarihi: 01 Temmuz 2015, 11:11