France arrests two suspected ETA members

11th October 2009, Comments 0 comments

French police arrested two suspected members of th eBasque separatist group ETA Sunday who were in possession of handguns and fake French and Spanish identity papers, a judicial source said.

Montpellier - French police arrested two suspected members of th eBasque separatist group ETA Sunday who were in possession of handguns and fake French and Spanish identity papers, a judicial source said.

Police also seized computers when they detained the men in the Herault area of southwestern France. The suspects were being held in the nearby city of Montpellier ahead of a possible transfer to Paris, the source said.

In Spain, the armed separatist group ETA is blamed for the deaths of 828 people in its campaign for a Basque nation straddling parts of southwestern France and northern Spain.

AFP/Expatica

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