Against the background of the security tension felt in Europe, the UK police arrested today a man on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks. The suspect, a resident of Hertfordshire, England, was arrested at the airport “Gatwick”, after coming from a flight that made its way from Iraq to London.
“As a result of our investigation, it was decided to arrest the suspect on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack,” the Department said in a statement the Police counter-terrorism. “The man was taken to the police station in the city there will remain until the end of the investigation”.
At the same time today arrested four people, including a 16 year old girl, in number of cities across France on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack. During the operation to prevent terrorist activities were an improvised explosive device. “The detainees are also three main suspects in an attempt to carry out a violent attack in our country, police reported that the arrests came after two weeks of interrogation intelligence of counter-terrorism department
Just last week foiled a stabbing attack after a man armed with a knife and was carrying two large backpacks trying to get into the Louvre. French soldier stationed at the entrance to the museum opened fire and wounded the suspect, who was arrested and taken for treatment. According to the report from the police, the suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar” before he was shot five times. French Prime Minister Bernard Kznb said: “It looks like a terrorist attack.”