Thursday, September 8, 2016

Gas cylinders: antiterrorist operation in Essonne – Le Figaro

VIDEOS – They were arrested in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, in the context of the investigation into the car containing gas canisters found last weekend near Notre-Dame de Paris. A policeman was injured during the operation. According to Bernard Cazeneuve, these women “fanatical” preparing “new and imminent violent actions.”

According to information gathered by The Figaro , the security forces conducted Thursday night to arrests in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, in Essonne, in the context of a terrorism investigation related to gas cylinders found in an abandoned car near Notre Dame de Paris. According to a source close to the investigation, one of the daughters of the owner of the vehicle was the target of this operation. She was arrested with two other women around 19 hours by officers of the Directorate of Internal Security (RPS). The interior minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, confirmed the arrest of three women aged 19, 23 and 39 years. Women ‘more radical, fanatical, who were preparing new and imminent violent actions “

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D’ According to preliminary information, the arrest of the three women went wrong. At the time of their arrest, one of them pulled out a knife and wounded a police officer in the shoulder. He is currently hospitalized, but his days are not in danger. The last police retaliated by using his weapon. The suspect was wounded and taken to the Kremlin Bicetre Hospital in Val-de-Marne. The scene occurred at the station in this town francilienne.

“There is no danger to the public” in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, for his part, said Thursday night the mayor, Romain Colas. The operation is now complete but police cars are always on hand in the station area, said the elected official, told AFP. “The police made three arrests and searched,” said the Socialist mayor.

“I want to commend the exemplary work and outstanding performance of investigative and intelligence services which, since Sunday morning, conducted thorough investigations, in a race against time, “added Bernard Cazeneuve. After the discovery of a car filled with six gas cylinders and three gas cans on Sunday in the fifth arrondissement of Paris, two couples were taken into custody. The owner of the vehicle had also been interviewed by investigators.

Since the beginning of the year, over 260 individuals have been arrested in connection with the terrorist network, said Minister of Interior, and the arrests have often represented, he said, “as much of bombings and tragedies avoided. ”

(With AFP)


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