French Police Arrest Two Men Who Allegedly Plotted Christmas Stabbing Attack, Media Reports

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The two suspects, both 23, were reportedly apprehended by France's General Directorate for Internal Security (DGSI) on 29 November and were indicted and imprisoned on 3 December.
Two people were arrested by police in the vicinity of Paris in France on suspicion of plotting a stabbing attack on Christmas, BFM TV reports.
According to the media outlet, Islamist literature and Daesh* propaganda was discovered by the authorities during the arrests.
The two 23-year-old suspects were reportedly apprehended by France's General Directorate for Internal Security (DGSI) on 29 November and were indicted and imprisoned on 3 December "as part of a preliminary investigation opened by the anti-terrorism prosecution."
The detained men are suspected of preparing a stabbing spree during the Christmas holiday period and were targeting "shopping malls, universities, crowded streets."
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One of the arrested men has already "admitted the facts." The suspects' aim was reportedly to be killed by the police and glorified as "martyrs," the media outlet notes citing Le Parisien.
*Daesh, also known as ISIL or ISIS, is a terrorist organisation banned in Russia and many other countries.
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