Two arrested in Marseille over suspected election terror attack plot


Two men of French nationality aged 23 and 29 were arrested Tuesday morning in the southern city of Marseille when, according to the French interior minister, bomb-making chemicals and weapons were found in what the authorities suspect was a plan to launch a terrorist attack during this weeks French presidential election campaigning.

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A tip-off from British intelligence reportedly led to the arrest of two men in Marseille, southern France, on suspicion off planning an "imminent" terror attack just five days before presidential elections, reports The Telegraph.