In France detained the relatives of the men who attacked the gendarmes

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in photobacteria. Archival photoIn France detained the relatives of the men who attacked the gendarmes© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

French authorities detained four relatives of 31-year-old man who committed Monday’s attack on the gendarmes on the Champs Elysees in Paris, according to Agence France-Presse, citing a source in the judiciary.

Earlier it was reported that police raided the house of the attacker’s Adam Jaziri (Adam Dzaziri) in Plessis-pâté in the capital region, 30 kilometers South of Paris. According to the Agency, during the searches, police have questioned relatives of the assailant and detained his ex-wife, brother and another relative. Father Jaziri was also «detained in the evening.»

An attacker on the Renault Megane on Monday rammed the van with the gendarmes on the Champs Elysees in Paris. As a result of incident the culprit of the collision were killed, among law enforcement officers and civilians injured there. According to media reports, the attacker was known to French intelligence services as representing a potential threat to national security (status fiche S), his car was a gas tank, weapons and ammunition.

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