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)

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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".

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