What an amazing coincidence! The school had, by the way, “triggered a major police operation.”
“Caluire: A demilitarized rocket launcher discovered near a Koranic school,” translated from “Caluire: un lance-roquette démilitarisé découvert à proximité d’une école coranique,” by Philippe Bette, France Info, August 3, 2017 (thanks to the Geller Report):
A rocket launcher was discovered by chance this morning in an abandoned warehouse in Caluire-et-Cuire. This demilitarized material was located in the immediate vicinity of a building that had until recently housed a Koranic school. The head of the school was placed in police custody.
It is quite fortuitous that two municipal employees made this stunning discovery this morning in a disused building on the avenue Barthélémy Thimonnier in Caluire-et-Cuire. A rocket launcher found in the former premises of a company specializing in the packing and packaging of military objects, which worked for the national defense. The information was revealed by our colleagues of M 6.
The machine proved to be demilitarized, therefore totally inert, according to the expertise of a demining team. Now what was the use of this material dedicated to the instruction of the troops? But the coincidence is especially troubling with the presence, next door, of another place recently occupied by a Koranic school that has triggered a major police operation.
This Muslim school was run by the Association Nouvel Horizon. It organized night courses in Arabic for adults and courses in Arabic and religious education for children. It ceased operations in May. The founder and former director of the school was arrested and placed in custody at the time of the searches. His school was adjacent to the building where the rocket launcher was found. The judicial police in Lyon has received the investigation for “breach of the law on weapons and criminal association.” For now the anti-terrorist prosecutor’s office has not been brought into this case.