Chemical Cache Found in French Raid on Islamic Militants

(AP/MSNBC) French counterterrorism agents arrested three Algerians and a Moroccan in a Paris suburb on Monday. Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said the raid also turned up false identity papers, two vials of an unidentified liquid, and "a protective military suit against biological, chemical, and nuclear risks." Sarkozy said the suspects were thought to have spent time in training camps in Afghanistan and Chechnya. The suspects were preparing a chemical attack, according to police officials and agents from the counterintelligence service DST.

2002-12-18 00:00:00

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