French suspect arrested for alleged attack plot during soccer tournament, Ukraine says

June 6, 2016 11:41 AM

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French suspect arrested for alleged attack plot during soccer tournament, Ukraine says

MOSCOW — Authorities in Ukraine have arrested a French suspect attempting to smuggle dynamite and firearms for alleged “terrorist attacks” coinciding with a major European soccer tournament hosted by France, officials said.

The man, who was not immediately identified by Ukraine officials, was arrested at a border crossing from Ukraine to Poland last month, said the chief of Ukraine’s SBU security services, Vasily Hrytsak.

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