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Ukraine officials arrest Frenchman planning mass attacks on EURO 2016

A 25 year old identified as Gregoire M by French media outlet M6 was detained by the Ukrainian SBU security agency last month, the latter body has confirmed.

The individual was detained after being stopped on the Ukrainian border with Poland with a large cache of arms, including Kalashnikovs, 2 anti-tank grenade launchers, 100 detonators and 125kg worth of explosives, the Ukrainian security agency confirmed.

The SBU also indicated that they had been watching the individual in question since December and that they believe that he was driven by far right views.

M6 report that Gregoire M has no prior criminal record and worked in the agricultural sector close to Nancy in Eastern France.

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