Friday, 9 September 2016
Over 30 tourists who spent a dramatic night stranded in cable cars above the French Alps were brought to the ground Friday after an 18-hour ordeal, operators said. They were the last of 110 sightseers trapped when the cable cars ground to a halt Thursday afternoon in the shadow of Mont Blanc, western Europe’s loftiest peak.
French President Francois Hollande said Friday an attack has been foiled and a terror cell “destroyed” after the discovery of a car laden with gas cylinders in Paris last weekend. “A group has been destroyed, but there are others,” he warned during a visit to Athens, adding: “An attack has been foiled.
Nasarawa State Police command has rescued two Chinese kidnapped and also recovered five stolen cars amidst several other arrest of criminal gangs. The Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa command Mr. Sadiq Bello while parading the alleged criminals said 38 persons were arrested for various crimes in the state since the past two weeks.