Italian police arrest Algerian for aiding Bataclan attackers

AP , Monday 8 Mar 2021

He is believed to have supplied falsified documents to the terrorists who launched coordinated attacks against the Bataclan nightclub, five cafes in central Paris and the Stade de France in the Paris suburb of St. Denis

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Police oficiers stand in front of Ariston Theater in Sanremo on the eve of the opening of the 71st Italian song festival on March 1, 2021. - The annual five-day Italian Sanremo Festival, which begins on March 2, is a national pastime that inspires nostalgia and derision. This year the coronavirus pandemic has left its mark, the orchestra, the artists and the presenters will play without a live audience. AFP

Italian police on Monday arrested a 36-year-old Algerian in the southern city of Bari on suspicion of supporting coordinated attacks in Paris that killed 130 people in November 2015.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of participating in a terror organization, and is believed to have belonged to the Islamic State group, national police said in a statement. The suspect was not identified by name.

He is believed to have supplied falsified documents to the terrorists who launched coordinated attacks against the Bataclan nightclub, five cafes in central Paris and the Stade de France in the Paris suburb of St. Denis.


 

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