Refugee arrested over 'Paris attack warning'
AFP · 16 Nov 2015, 16:01
Published: 16 Nov 2015 16:01 GMT+01:00
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"He is said to have told other refugees the previous Sunday or last Monday that a bomb or bombs would go off in Paris four days later," a senior prosecutor, Werner Wolff, told AFP.
Gunmen and suicide bombers launched a series of attacks Friday at several locations in Paris, killing 129 people.
Prosecutors are now examining if the 39-year-old Algerian arrested in an asylum seeker shelter Saturday in Arnsberg, western Germany is guilty of failing to report knowledge of a crime, and if he was indeed aware of that the attacks would take place.