France says foiled suspected terror attack

'There were two young people of Egyptian origin '


Afp May 18, 2018
French police. PHOTO: REUTERS

PARIS: Police in France have foiled a suspected terror attack and arrested two brothers of Egyptian origin, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Friday.

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"There were two young people of Egyptian origin who were preparing to commit an attack, with either explosives or ricin, this very powerful poison," the minister said on BFMTV.

A 29-year-old man was killed and five other injured in a deadly knife attack in Paris on Saturday.

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