Eta suspects arrested near Paris

Police detain two people in Charenton-le-Pont, on southeastern edge of French capital.

    Last week, Eta was blamed by Spanish officials for a bomb that killed a policeman near Bilbao [EPA]

     

    The arrests followed the detention earlier in the week of three Eta suspects in northern Spain and another in southern France.

    Rubalcaba said Thursday's arrests "crown a week of police success".

    "I think it was a week in which it was shown that the security forces are working day in and day out to do away with the terrorist group Eta and are doing it efficiently," he said.

    Last week, Eta was blamed by Spanish officials for a bomb blast that killed a policeman in the Basque Country town of Arrigorriaga, near Bilbao.

    The group has killed more than 825 people since 1968, in a campaign for an independent Basque homeland in northwestern Spain and southwestern France.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.