France reports second arrest in week of teen with links to jihadist

French security forces reported Wednesday the arrest of a teenager accused of offering to carry out attacks for a terrorist group, the second such arrest in the span of a week, according to the AFP news agency.

The teenage boy, whose exact age remains unknown, had been in contact with the French jihadist Rachid Kassim, who has made calls in the past for attacks on France.

Police on Saturday had already arrested a 15-year-old who had also been in contact with Kassim. That boy is accused of planning an attack and is currently the subject of an investigation.

Last update: Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:53
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