A source close to the investigation told France Télévisions that the man is 18 years old and has pledged allegiance to the terrorist organization Islamic State. Article written by Published on 05/25/2022 17:22 Updated on 05/25/2022 19:19 Reading time: 1 min. A young man suspected of preparing a terrorist act was arrested in the Drôme and indicted in Paris for “criminal terrorist association”, Tuesday, May 24, learned France Télévisions from a judicial source. The young man planned to commit a terrorist act with a bladed weapon, and this, imminently. He was to act in Valence, in the department of Drôme, where he was arrested, further specifies this judicial source. His target was not determined but the investigators suspect him of having wanted to kill civilians in the street. A source close to the investigation told France Télévisions that the man is 18 years old and has pledged allegiance to the terrorist organization Islamic State in a video. A judicial source tells franceinfo that the suspect is a high school student, still in school. He comes from a Muslim family that shows no signs of radicalization. The investigation will have to determine if he radicalized alone or through links with members of the Islamic State organization. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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