Man held by Germans linked to Paris attacks

2015-11-14 13:03
In Berlin, a young couple mourns for the victims killed in Paris attacks .(Markus Schreib, AP)

In Berlin, a young couple mourns for the victims killed in Paris attacks .(Markus Schreib, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Berlin - German media reported on Saturday that a 51-year-old man arrested last week after firearms were discovered in his car, has been linked to the Paris attacks.

Public broadcaster Bayrischer Rundfunk reported that German authorities had informed French officials about the arrest of the man near the German-Austrian border on November 5. It didn't provide a source for its information.

Bavarian state police spokesperson Ludwig Waldinger confirmed that firearms, explosives and hand grenades had been found.

Waldinger told The Associated Press that "we are providing no further information at this point".

Read more on:    germany  |  france  |  paris under attack

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.