Macron ter­ror plot: 6 ar­rests

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SIX peo­ple have been ar­rested on pre­lim­i­nary ter­ror­ism charges, sus­pected of plot­ting to at­tack French Pres­i­dent Em­manuel Macron.

An of­fi­cial, speak­ing on con­di­tion of anonymity to dis­cuss the al­le­ga­tions, said in­tel­li­gence agents de­tained the six in three re­gions, in­clud­ing the Alps, Brit­tany and near the Bel­gian bor­der.

He said the plan ap­peared to be vague and un­fi­nalised, but vi­o­lent.

Mr Macron ( was in Ver­dun yes­ter­day as part of First World War com­mem­o­ra­tions and will host US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump at the week­end.

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