Four under investigation after Paris attacks: prosecutor

January 21st, 2015  
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Topic: Four under investigation after Paris attacks: prosecutor

Four men have been placed under formal investigation and detained as part of an inquiry into the Islamist militant attacks in Paris two weeks ago that claimed 17 victims, the Paris prosecutor said on Wednesday. The investigation will continue in order to look for possible accomplices, particularly abroad, and cooperation will continue with authorities particularly in Turkey, Spain and Belgium, Francois Molins told a news conference. French prosecutors had asked magistrates on Tuesday to open a formal investigation into the four men, who are suspected of helping prepare Amedy Coulibaly prepare his attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris after three days of violence in Paris. One of them is also under investigation for having weapons.


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