France Terrorism: Terror Plot on Paris Church Thwarted

April 22, 2015 11:58 AM

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France Terrorism: Terror Plot on Paris Church Thwarted

(PARIS) — An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was only prevented from opening fire on Sunday morning churchgoers because he accidentally shot himself, French officials said.

The 24-year-old computer science student, who was also suspected in the death of a young woman whose body was found on Sunday just ahead of his arrest, had been flagged as a risk last year and earlier this year but there was no specific reason to open a judicial investigation, Interior Minister Bern...

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