Seven Suspects arrested in france for planning terrorist attacks
French Interior Ministry said that French Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI) has arrested seven people with alleged terrorist links in August.
The French Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI) has arrested seven people with alleged terrorist links so far in August, the French Interior Ministry said Tuesday, Sputnik reported.
"During the month of August alone, the DGSI has arrested seven individuals [over links to terrorists]. All of them have been jailed, at least three had been plotting attacks," the ministry said on Twitter.
According to the ministry, the number of suspects arrested on terror charges in the first six months of 2016 are equivalent to the number of arrests on the same charges in the whole of 2015.
France has witnessed a series of deadly terror attacks over the past year, with attacks in November killing 130 in Paris, and 84 people being killed in the July attack in Nice.