On the eve of the first round of presidential elections in France in Marseilles, was arrested two people who planned the attack during this period. The detainees, 23 and 29 years of age, have French citizenship and known to the police, suspecting them to «radicalization».
About it writes on Tuesday, April 18, online edition of the Local with reference to the newspaper L’express and the news Agency AFP.
The operation to arrest the suspects held the employees of the national counterintelligence service DGSI. During the RAID, had been evacuated some apartments in the house, where he lived detainees, said the TV channel BFM TV.
Sources close to the investigation told reporters that the arrest is part of a national plan for the prevention of acts of terrorism and armed attacks.
Interior Minister Mathias of FeCl said in an interview with The Journal du Dimanche, which is 67 000 polling stations in the country will work 50 000 employees of the security services to prevent terrorist attacks and outbreaks of violence by extremist groups.