The Kosovo police prevented the attack of ISIS on the football team of Israel

Police in Kosovo said on preventing multiple simultaneous attacks, organized by the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia). According to them, one of the attacks had to be aimed at the Israeli team in football, which played in the qualifying match of the 2018 world Cup in neighbouring Albania, according to the Associated Press.

The statement said about the arrest of 18 people in Kosovo and six in Macedonia and Albania. In the houses of the suspects police found explosive devices, weapons and electronic equipment.

The coordinated action of the groups in the three countries, two citizens of Albania, who joined ISIS in Syria. They had clear objectives, “to whom and when must be attacked,” added the police.

Last week “for security reasons” has changed the venue of the match Albania — Israel, scheduled for November 12. The game was held in Shkoder, near the border with Montenegro, but was moved to Elbasan, much closer to the Albanian capital Tirana. The Israelis won the match with the score 0:3.