The French police found a car without license plates left by jihadists near Notre Dame in Paris
, and arrested the culprits:
Several people are being held in Paris after police found an unmarked car containing gas cylinders next to Notre Dame cathedral, according to French reports, sparking fears of a fresh terrorist plot.
An anti-terror investigation has been launched following the discovery of the suspicious vehicle containing seven cylinders on Sunday, yards from the cathedral, one of Paris's most visited landmarks where thousands of tourists congregate every day.
The car, a Peugeot 607 with no number plates, contained no explosives or detonators, according to French reports. "They were not linked to any kind of fuse," one source close to the investigation told l'Express.
According to BFM TV, one empty canister was found in the back of the car and six full ones in the boot. The type of gas they contained was not specified.
The car had been abandoned on Quai de Montebello, just yards from Notre Dame, located on the Île de la Cité, by the river Seine.
Initial reports said that a couple - a man, aged 34, and a woman, aged 29 - were arrested and are being questioned by French domestic intelligence agents.
But Le Parisien, the capital's daily reported that six people are now being held.
More proof that Christians and their landmarks are being threatened in France. On the surface, it might sound like this was a dry run, but there's every chance something is being covered up, not unlike the savagery that took place at Bataclan last year, and those could've been poisoned gas. Which only proves there's serious danger here.
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