Man detained after attack threat on French train: Operator

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French security forces on Friday detained a man who was threatening to commit an attack on a high-speed train, the French national transport operator said.

The TGV train heading from the eastern city of Colmar to Paris had a delay of 90 minutes as a result of being stopped for security forces to intervene, the spokesman said.

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“The situation is finished and under control. The individual has been arrested,” a spokesman for SNCF told AFP.

A police source said that the man was initially detained by a policeman who was travelling on the train as an ordinary passenger.

The nature of the attack that the man had threatened to commit was not immediately clear.

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