ISIS ordered failed attack on France: Prosecutor

PARIS (REUTERS) - A thwarted attack on military targets in France attempted by three suspects currently in detention followed an order made by a Syria-based member of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), French prosecutors said in a statement on Friday.

It said the three suspects were now being investigated on charges of preparing a terrorist act.

French authorities said this week that they had arrested individuals suspected of preparing an attack in January 2016 involving the beheading of a senior military official in the south of France.