France 24 | Eleven arrested in connection to Nice terror attack

via France 24:


france-24-logo-200x200France arrests 11 people in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice

December 13, 2016

French police on Monday arrested 11 people suspected of helping to arm the Tunisian who killed 86 people by driving his truck into a crowd in Nice, sources close to the investigation said.


The arrests come five months after Tunisian extremist Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove a 19-tonne truck into a crowd on the Nice seafront, further traumatising a country reeling from a series of terrorist attacks.


“They (the 11) did not necessarily know about the attack, but they are part of a criminal milieu involved in arms smuggling,” a source said, adding that the person arrested in Nantes had lived in Nice.

Under France’s anti-terror laws, the suspects can be held for four days before being brought before a magistrate to face charges or being released. (Read More)


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