France: 7 Arrested in Connection with “Terrorist” Networks

Paris, – France’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve announced Tuesday that seven terror suspects have been arrested this month in France – and almost half of those had concrete plans to carry out attacks.

The number of individuals linked to terrorist networks arrested in the first six months of the year in France is equivalent to that of the full year 2015, Cazeneuve added.

Data released by the French Interior Ministry on August 1, showed that the country’s security organs apprehended 165 people, 63 of whom had been jailed as part of anti-terrorism actions.

Source: Qatar News Agency