German officials have arrested 2 Syrian men accused of membership in the terror organization Jabhat al-Nusra, the country’s federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Thursday. One of the men is accused of having committed war crimes over the killing of dozens of civil servants during Syria’s civil war.
The two Syrian nationals, 26-year-old Abdulrahman A. A. and 35-year-old Abdalfatah H. A., were arrested in the western German towns of Giessen and Düsseldorf. The prosecutor’s office did not say when the two men entered Germany.