: Reuters: Ukraine says arrested a man reportedly planning attack in France

17:39 Jun. 4, 2016

Reuters: Ukraine says arrested a man reportedly planning attack in France

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Suspect was transporting rocket launchers and Kalashnikov assault rifles

A Frenchman reported to be carrying weapons and explosives for a planned attack in France was arrested on the Ukrainian-Polish border in late May, the Ukrainian Border Guard said on Saturday.

French broadcaster M6 reported on Friday that the 25-year-old was arrested by Ukrainian border guards with an arsenal of weapons and explosives including rocket launchers and Kalashnikov assault rifles in his vehicle.

A spokesman for the Ukrainian Border Guard, Oleg Slobodyan, confirmed the arrest. A spokeswoman for Ukraine's SBU security service declined to comment.

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