Minister: France Foiled Terror Attack With New Arrests

PARIS (Reuters) -
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve talks to journalists after a meeting about blasts in Brussels at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve. (Reuetrs/Gonzalo Fuentes)

French police arrested several men over the weekend and foiled a planned terror attack, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

Seven people of French, Moroccan and Afghan origin and aged from 29 to 37 years, were arrested in all, two in Marseille and most of the others in the eastern city of Strasbourg, he said.

Cazeneuve did not say in his declaration to reporters what the target of the would-be terrorists was however.