4 suspected members of Basque separatist group ETA arrested in France

Four suspected members of the armed Basque separatist group ETA were arrested early Saturday in southern France, Spanish officials said. The three men and one woman were arrested in Cahors, a town near Toulouse, the Interior Ministry said. The joint French-Spanish raid took place a week after a van packed with an estimated 80-100 kilograms (175-220 pounds) of explosives blew up in Spain's northern Basque region outside a police station, destroying cars, shattering windows and slightly injuring two policemen. Authorities said it was ETA's first serious attack since it called off a cease-fire in June.