Syv personer ble mandag arrestert i byen Brest for planer om terror på fransk jord og reise til Syria og Irak med tanke på jihad, melder AFP.
Security forces on Monday arrested seven men believed to be planning a terror attack in France and preparing to travel to conflict zones in Iraq and Syria, sources close to the case told AFP.
Thy were detained by France’s DGSI domestic intelligence agency in the western coastal city of Brest and the surrounding Finistere region.
Some of the men were on the country’s “Fiche S” list of potential security risks because of their links with Islamic extremists, one of the sources said.
Noen av mennene sto på den såkalte liste S over potensielle terrorister.