Six days after the terrorist attack in Strasbourg, the French police has arrested two more people, as the media consistently report. You seem to be suspected in the procurement of the murder weapon helped.

A third suspect from the environment of the alleged attacker Cherif Chekatt has already been taken on Thursday. He should still be on Monday investigating judge, asked the competent anti-terrorism Prosecutor’s office in the morning.

last Tuesday, a bomber in the centre of the Alsatian metropolis had opened fire. In the attack five people were killed, several were injured. The alleged perpetrator was shot and killed last Thursday by the police in Strasbourg.

The motive of the alleged assassin has still not been clarified unequivocally. The terrorist militia “Islamic state” (IS) claimed the attack, after the death of Chekatts and named him posthumously as one of their “soldiers”. France’s interior Minister Christophe Castaner considered that this was an “opportunistic” word message that will not change anything. According to authorities, the alleged attacker is supposed to have during his prison stays radicalized.

investigators had taken after the attack temporarily six more people in custody, but were set according to earlier Reports from the French media, meanwhile, again on free foot.

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