The French authorities have prevented another terrorist attack
Earlier it became known that on the past weekend in Marseille and Strasbourg were the police operation, which was detained a group of suspected Islamists.
PARIS, 21 Nov. /Offset. TASS Sergey Shcherbakov/. The French authorities were able to prevent a new terrorist attack in the country, said on Monday interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
Earlier it became known that on the past weekend in Marseille and Strasbourg were the police operation, which was detained a group of suspected Islamists. As the Minister said, we are talking about the seven suspects, including not only French, but also immigrants from Morocco and Afghanistan.
All detainees were associated with terrorist groups had planned attacks in France. Thus, we were able to prevent new attacks.Bernard Cathnewslive MIA Franciscaine alsoTwo people arrested in the Paris suburbs on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack
Since the beginning of the year, said the interior Minister, in France on suspicion of terrorist activities detained 418 people.
In early November, Cazeneuve said that in the framework of a state of emergency was adopted the most decisive measures to neutralize the activities of the networks recruiting people to groups of Islamic extremists. He said that this purpose was held more than four thousand searches, were closed “more than two dozen places of worship”, that is, the Salafi mosques.
A state of emergency in France was introduced in November 2015, after the terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. However, security measures did not prevent the Islamists to commit new attacks: in July 2016, the terrorist attack, which killed 86 people, was made in nice, and literally two weeks later, the terrorists killed an elderly priest in a Church near Rouen.