A second couple was arrested near Montargis in Loiret, in the framework of the investigation after the discovery in Paris of a car containing gas canisters, did we said Thursday, police said.
This couple was taken into custody in the Wednesday and Thursday night. First two suspects, a man and a woman both known intelligence to belong to the radical Islamist movement, were arrested on a highway
area in the south of France.
the two couples placed in custody lived in the Gâtinais region Montargis (Loiret), said Thursday the mayor of Châlette-sur-Loing, a town of 12,000 inhabitants where the second couple was arrested.
a woman sought
the daughter of the owner of the car, parked a few hundred meters from the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, is sought, according to a police source. She is described as radicalized by his father, the source said.
This is a bar employee who spotted the night of Sunday to Monday, a Peugeot 607 parked near the quai de Montebello, in the 5 th arrondissement of Paris, whose license plates had been removed, the hazard lights and an empty gas tank on a vehicle seat. The police rushed to the scene then discovered in the trunk five full bottles, but no firing device. Arabic documents were found on the front passenger seat of the car, police said.
The terrorism prosecutor of Paris has opened a preliminary investigation for criminal association terrorist criminals. This will include whether there was a planned attack or not.
There is the risk of “a new form of attack” “the explosives depot” in places gathering a large crowd, warned the head of the Directorate General of internal security, Patrick Calvar on May 10 before the national Defence Committee and the armed forces of the national Assembly. Before the parliamentary commission investigating the attacks, he also told “persuaded ” that jihadists “go up in power” going to the stadium ” car bombs and explosive devices “
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