The interior Minister of France Gerard Colomb said about staying in the country 271 people with experience of fighting on the side of Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq. He stated this in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche, Reuters reports.
Colombes indicated that only in Syria and Iraq has sent about 700 citizens of Republic. However, he found it difficult to say how many jihadists with French passport were killed in the fighting.
According to Colomba, who is now the country’s ex-fighters, 54 are minors. Some of them are already in custody. He also noted that there is a very high probability of repetition of terrorist attacks.
On 21 July, The Guardian reported on the list of Interpol, containing 173 potential militant terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), which can organize terrorist attacks in Europe. The list of potential suicide bombers were drawn up by the American scouts, due to the data that they got from Syria and Iraq. Further, this information was passed to the FBI and from Interpol.
14 July 2016 in nice after the fireworks in honor of Bastille Day Tunisian Mohamed Lawai Boolell, driving a truck, drove into the embankment. According to eyewitnesses, the driver deliberately steered the car to commit the assaults on pedestrians. 84 people have been killed. Police shot and killed was driving offender.
13 November 2015 in Paris there was a series of attacks. Suicide bombers staged a series of bombings, including at the stadium “Stade de France”, opened fire on the visitors several restaurants and took hostages in a concert hall “Bataclan”. Victims of coordinated attacks were 130 people, injured more than 350.
January 7, 2015 edition of Charlie Hebdo in Paris was attacked by three armed men. The terrorist attack killed 12 people, including 10 staff publications. The reason for the attack was the publication on the cover of the magazine’s cartoons of the prophet Mohammed.