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Al-Qaeda sympathisers in New Zealand but attack risk low: spy service

Al-Qaeda sympathisers are living in New Zealand and could pose a security risk but the likelihood of an attack by Islamic extremists is low, the country’s spy service said. The Security Intelligence Service (SIS) said in its annual report that threats could come from within New Zealand as Al-Qaeda often sought to inspire other radicals to carry out attacks. “The inspirational approach means that the threat could come from individuals who are already living here,” Director of Security Richard Woods said in the SIS annual report presented to New Zealand’s parliament on Thursday. Full Story

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