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21 Jan 2020 | 04:28 AM UTC

France: Terrorist plot thwarted in Brest January 20

Police forces foil terrorist plot in Brest on January 20; seven individuals arrested

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Event

On Monday, January 20, security officials announced the arrest of seven individuals in Brest with alleged ties to Islamic groups in Syria and Iraq. Suspects were planning to carry out a violent attack, though no weapons or explosives were found during the police search. Additional details regarding the incident may be released in the coming days.

Advice

Individuals in France are advised to monitor developments to the situation and report all suspicious objects and behavior to the authorities.