New measures counter-terrorism
A new small board held Saturday morning at the Elysee. The ministers Laurent Fabius (Foreign Affairs), Ségolène Royal (Energy), Christiane Taubira (Justice), Jean-Yves Le Drian (Defence) and Bernard Cazeneuve (Indoor) were present and Manuel Valls back in France. Since Friday, the Rhône-Alpes region is passed Vigipirate “on high alert” for three days. Bernard Cazeneuve announced measures to prevent another attack on French soil. Static and dynamic guards patrols are in charge of the most sensitive places, the Seveso sites. ( see video below)
Demonstration in support of Hervé, the boss murdered
Some 200 residents of Fontaines-sur-Saône gathered Saturday afternoon for a tribute to Hervé Cornara, entrepreneurial 54 murdered and decapitated by Yasin S., author of the attack of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier. “We are all shocked, horrified,” said the mayor of the municipality Thierry Pouzol. We must give a thought to his family, his wife, his son, his mother, his brother, his family, his friends. I just met her mother, we share their pain, we jointly share their grief. “The man was very involved with the locals. A minute of silence was observed in his memory.
S. Yassin remains immured in silence
The day after his interpellation S. Yassin still refuses to comment on the reasons for his actions. He is always placed in custody the police station of Lyon and interrogated by agents of the anti-terrorist sub-directorate and the Directorate general of internal security. “He does not speak, it is silent”, said a source close to the investigation told Reuters. His wife and his sister, also placed in custody, are they, amazed and unbelieving .
Computers and mobile phones seized at the home of the assailant
At his home in Saint-Priest, near Lyon, investigators seized computers and mobile phones. But no weapons, no explosives or propaganda material were discovered
Manuel Valls returned to France
The Prime Minister arrived Saturday morning at Orly from Bogota (Colombia), having cut short his trip to South America. “This macabre act of decapitation, with staging, with flags, is new in France,” with a desire to “make an impression,” he said. For the head of government, the French society of resistance is “tested” by the new attack “despicable” and “worrying. Manuel Valls said it was” worrying “the impact of the attack in Isère in the French climate. “There is a replica of sense” for both the attack in France for the killing in Tunisia, he acknowledged, the two countries have already been severely affected since the beginning of the year.
Marine Le Pen and Nicolas Sarkozy demand answers
time was not political unity after the attack Friday in a plant in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (Isère): Nicolas Sarkozy and Marine Le Pen, critics have claimed rapid, Francois Hollande calling for “unity” and “cool”, away from “vain quarrels.”
The CEO of the US group Air Products “horrified”
CEO of the US group Air Products Chemistry said Friday was “appalled” by the attack that held in Isère in one of its French plants. “I am appalled and saddened by the attack against our plant in France,” said Seifi Ghasemi, evoking an act of “unspeakable.” He praised the “fast” response of the French authorities. “This incident shows how much we need to take seriously any precautionary and safety measures,” added the CEO who announced a strengthening of security on its sites worldwide. The extent of damage in the plant remains “fuzzy”.
The decapitated head: “A man devoted to his neighborhood”
S. Yassin, guarded but no history
suspicion of the attack against the Saint-Quentin-Fallavier and beheading his boss, S. Yassin was the subject to a security report form from 2006 to 2008, but was only watched by the authorities for its links with the Lyon Salafist movement. Married with three children, S. Yassin was considered a quiet man, a native of the Doubs, who had settled in the area a few months ago. The suspect was operating as a delivery driver for a company working on the Seveso website and directed by the man whose decapitated head was found on site. S. Yassin was placed in custody in Lyon.
Cazeneuve: “The terrorist threat has changed in nature”
few hours after visiting in Isère, on the premises of attack against a Seveso plant, the Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve came on TF1 Friday 20H of the plate, deliver new details about the arrested suspect and evoke the terrorist risk “extremely high”.
A procedure that reminds Daech
If the attack has not been claimed yet, the procedure is not without unlike that of the Islamic State: decapitation and launched vehicle to detonate a site. In addition, Islamic writings were found
Known Staff on site, a man enters the wheel of his vehicle utility on the factory site industrial gas Air Products Seveso in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier (Isère) on Friday morning shortly after 9am. He drove a stock of gas cylinders but failed to explode. This is a firefighter who manages to stop until the authorities. The body of a man was found beheaded on the spot and his head hanging on a fence. This is the boss of the company where the suspect, Yassin S., worked. The two men had to make a delivery to the site this morning. A murder investigation for attempted murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise was opened. The man was placed in custody in a hospital in Lyon. His wife and sister were arrested and also placed in custody. Another man seen near the site in the morning was released.