Thalys Train Attack Was Probably Premeditated, Prosecutor Says

French forensics police officers wearing protective suits inspect the crime scene in a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 22, 2015, a day after an armed gunman on the train was overpowered by passengers.

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Ayoub El Khazzani’s actions suggest his Aug. 21 attack on a Thalys train en route to Paris was premeditated, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Tuesday.

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