The SBU Ukrainian security services has managed to avoid a major terror attack by arresting a terrorist who hails from France. According to reports, he had planned around 15 terror strikes during the mega event.
The arrested individual is identified as Gregoire Moutaux who was heavily armed. It is being said that he was unhappy with the French government for allowing immigrants and the spread of Islam.
Police also raided his house where they found neo-nazi-T shirts and chemicals used in the preparation of explosives. Surprisingly, there was no criminal records against him.
Police are now under high alert to make sure that the event goes on as per the plan.
The security service issued a statement on the incident:
We were able to prevent fifteen terrorist acts that were planned in France on the eve of and during the European Championship football.
[Moutaux aimed] to blow up a Muslim mosque, a Jewish synagogue, tax collection organisations, police patrol units and numerous other locations.
He obtained five Kalashnikov rifles, more than 5,000 bullets, two anti-tank grenade launchers, 125 kilogrammes (275 pounds) of TNT, 100 detonators, 20 balaclavas and other things.