France: Four arrested for manufacturing explosives for possible suicide attack

| Updated: Feb 11, 2017 03:49 IST

London [United Kingdom], Feb 10 (ANI): Police has arrested four persons including a 16-year-old girl near Montpellier in France today, for manufacturing explosives for a possible suicide attack. The girl was arrested alongside her 20-year-old boyfriend and two other men aged 26 and 33, reports the Independent. It was reported that they were suspected of planning a suicide bombing in an unspecified tourist area of Paris. The police found explosives and other equipment in a home shared by the girl and her boyfriend. Triacetone triperoxide (TATP), a powerful explosive was found by the police inside a makeshift factory manufacturing the substance. TATP was used in the Paris and Brussels attacks.(ANI)
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