French national detained on Ukrainian border ‘with explosives & AK-47s, may target Euro 2016’

A French citizen has been detained at the Polish-Ukrainian border with an arsenal of weapons, media reported. The man may be involved in a plot to attack the Euro 2016 championships.
The man had in his vehicle 100 kg of explosives, fuses, three grenade launchers and several Kalashnikov assault rifles, M6 TV channel said. He was trying to smuggle the stockpile into France, the report said.

The arrest has been confirmed by Ukraine’s border service to RIA Novosti.

“Yes, we can confirm this happened, but it’s SBU who’s in charge of that,” the press service said. The SBU is Ukraine’s security service, which steps in when foreign nationals get involved.

  • Hard Little Machine

    He was headed to a Muslim wedding. Who are WE to decry their wonderful culture?

    • Raymond Hietapakka

      …ya…like, what’s wrong with owning a few iSlamic Prayer Toys?

    • just_one_guy

      Now, now… Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. Who knows what those items were for? If you continue to question such harmless things, I’ll have to accuse you of being a grenade-o-phobe! Just trust them to make the right decision, ok?

  • Maggat

    A chilling thought, this plan of a very major attack and huge loss of lives. However, this is probably the only thing that will jolt the western world and, mainly Europe, out of our collective lethargy and to deal with the scum that threaten us.