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Germany Arrests Suspected Arms Dealer, Won't Confirm Paris Link

Prosecutors in Stuttgart, Germany confirmed that they have arrested a 34-year-old man suspected of arms dealing, but have declined to comment on a report that he supplied four guns to Islamic militants who carried out the Paris terrorist attacks.

A spokesman for Baden-Wuerttemberg's prosecutor said on November 27 that the suspect was arrested on November 24.

Earlier on November 27, Germany's Bild newspaper reported that the man was suspected of selling four weapons to the militants who killed 130 people in Paris on November 13.

Bild reported that four assault rifles -- two AK-47s made in China and two Zastava M70s made in Serbia -- had been sold online by the suspect on November 7 to a buyer of "Arab descent."

Based on reporting by Reuters, AP, and Bild