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Pfirst exact alert on the Olympics. The National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office opened an investigation on Wednesday after the arrest of a 16-year-old minor in Haute-Savoie who had expressed on-line his want to “make an explosive belt with a view to dying as a martyr”, indicated to the Point the Pnat, confirming data from BFMTV.

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Police custody, which was nonetheless in progress on Wednesday night, “aims to determine the reality of the planned terrorist act and, if applicable, its state of completion”, specifies the prosecution, which opened an investigation for “participation in a terrorist prison affiliation with a view to making ready crimes in opposition to individuals” entrusted to the DGSI (basic directorate of inner safety).

Allegiance to Daesh

A search passed off at his mother and father' house in Marignier, in Haute-Savoie. “Various handwritten documents including a declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State (Daesh)” had been found, a police supply instructed AFP, in line with which the minor was being monitored for his radicalization. He admitted that he needed to hold out a “suicidal terrorist action” at Defense through the Olympic Games, with a rifle or an explosive belt. According to BFMTV, a report was made after a undertaking that he described on the safe messaging service Telegram.

At the start of April, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin assured the Parisian that there was “no distinct terrorist threat to the organization of the Olympic and Paralympic Games”. After the assault in Moscow, France, nonetheless, raised the Vigipirate plan to its most “emergency attack” stage as a precaution.