French police arrest Chechens suspected of preparing attack

By REUTERS
January 20, 2015 16:04

PARIS - Police arrested five Chechens in southern France on suspicion of preparing an attack, a police source said on Tuesday.

The source said four of them were arrested in Montpellier and a fifth in Beziers. According to Midi Libre newspaper, a cache of explosives was also found, and investigations were continuing.

The arrests came after 17 people were killed in Islamist militant attacks in Paris two weeks ago.


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