Spain arrests Frenchman who gave arms to Paris supermarket gunman

Spain arrests Frenchman who gave arms to Paris supermarket gunman
This video image taken from a CCTV camera at a petrol station in Ressons, North of Paris, on November 11, 2015 shows Salah Abdeslam (R), a suspect in the Paris attack of November 13, and Mohamed Abrini (C) buying goods.
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MADRID - Spanish police arrested a French man who allegedly had supplied the arms used by gunman Amedy Coulibaly, who killed four Jews and a policewoman at a kosher supermarket in Paris in January 2015, Spain's interior ministry said on Wednesday.

In a statement, the ministry said the 27-year-old man from Sainte Catherine in France was arrested in the Malaga area on Tuesday in a joint operation with French police.

Coulibaly had attacked the supermarket a few days after two other gunmen shot 12 people at and near the offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

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