As many as 70 Islamic terror attacks on French Riviera thwarted in just 12 weeks
Nice prosecutor Jean-Michel Prêtre said and unspecified number of terrorist attacks have been thwarted – but he said more than 70 significant terrorism-related cases had been referred to the local prosecutor’s office in a little over 12 weeks.
On July 14, French public holiday Bastille Day, a Tunisian ISIS fanatic killed 86 people after deliberately driving his 19-tonne truck along the Promenade des Anglais, one of the city’s most iconic seafront avenues, running over passers-by as he ploughed through the crowd.
Mr Prêtre told French television channel France 3 that radical Islamists had... read more
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