Police arrest 5 alleged accomplices to Muslim mass murderer in Nice, France

Nice truck attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel received logistical support for his Bastille Day attack from five suspects who are now in custody, French prosecutor Francois Molins has said.
Mr Molins told a news conference the crime had been planned for months.
He said one of the suspects had filmed the scene of the attack the day after.
All five are facing preliminary terrorism charges for their alleged roles in helping Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a Tunisian living in Nice.
The four men and one woman aged between 22 and 40 are due to appear in court shortly.
They include an Albanian couple suspected of providing Lahouaiej-Bouhlel with a pistol.
Another of the suspects is a 22-year-old man believed to have received text messages from Lahouaiej-Bouhlel on the night of the attack, discussing the supply of weapons.
Police found a Kalashnikov rifle and ammunition at the man's home, AFP news agency reports.
Like Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.
Mr Molins said information from Lahouaiej-Bouhlel's phone showed searches and photos that indicated he had been studying an attack since 2015.
Perhaps they will find even more suspects after interrogations.  The text message on weapons led to one of the suspects.

I think they will also need to do some searches of financial records to see how the group financed the operation and if someone supplied some the money that the main killer sent to his relatives.  They will also have to see who supplied the funds for leasing the truck used in the mass murder spree.


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