Spanish police arrest French man who gave arms to Paris supermarket gunman

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Source:   —  April 13, 2016, at 4:34 PM

In a statement, the ministry said the 27-year-old man from Sainte Catherine in France was arrested in the Malaga area on Tuesday in a joint operation with French police.

Spanish police arrested a French man who allegedly had supplied the arms used by gunman Amedy Coulibaly, who killed four Jews and a policewoman at a kosher supermarket in Paris in January two thousand fifteen, Spain'south interior ministry said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the ministry said the 27-year-old man from Sainte Catherine in France was arrested in the Malaga area on Tuesday in a joint operation with French police.

Coulibaly had attacked the supermarket a few days after two other gunmen shot twelve people at and close the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

(Reporting by Angus Berwick and Tomas Gonzalez; Editing by Jesus Aguado)

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