France 'informed of planned terror attack on Olympic team'

Brazilian marines on duty in Rio de Janeiro on July 9, 2016France was informed of a planned terror attack on its team at the Rio Olympics, according to the head of military intelligence cited in an official document. The plans were revealed by General Christophe Gomart, head of the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DRM), at a parliamentary commission in May investigating the attacks in Paris in January and November last year which left 147 people dead. “We were not the source of information and the Brazilian intelligence agency (ABIN) was not officially informed either of this matter,” a spokesman told AFP.

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