France indicts 2 men on suspicion of seeking Pak terror training

The two unidentified French citizens were detained in Lahore in January.

Updated: May 28, 2011, 10:59 AM IST

Paris: French authorities have indicted two men on suspicion of travelling to Pakistan to attend a terrorist training camp.

Judicial and police authorities say the two unidentified French citizens were accused on Thursday of "criminal association with terrorists" and placed under investigative detention.

Authorities say the suspects sought training in the use of explosives.
The men, who were from the Paris region, were detained in the Pakistani city of Lahore in January and transferred to France on Sunday.

Bureau Report