Main Department of internal security (counterintelligence) filed a case on the fact of discovery in the XVI district of Paris, a powerful explosive device. On Tuesday, October 3, reports BFMTV.
The bomb was found in the night from 29 to 30 September, however information about the incident was made public only now. A resident of one of the houses early in the morning woke up from a strange noise. The man got out of his apartment and saw on the ground floor of several gas cylinders, which seemed suspicious to him.
Vigilant Parisian called police and rescuers. Arrived at the security officers found that cylinders equipped with a remote detonator, which is driven via a call on his mobile phone. Sappers managed to defuse the device.
During the investigation, investigators found five people involved in the manufacture of an explosive device. One of them was known to the intelligence as radical Islamists.
Law enforcement officers trying to figure out why the suspects intended to blow up a bomb in this apartment building in the affluent district of the French capital.
June 19 on the Champs Elysees in Central Paris, the man who drove the car crashed into the van of the gendarmerie. None of the law enforcement officers has not suffered. After collision the car of the attacker on fire. From driving a person was found a gun with ammo and a gas cylinder. The Minister of internal Affairs of France Gerard Colomb qualified the incident as an attempted terrorist attack.