France extends Carlos inquiry

Paris - France extended its investigation into killings blamed on guerrilla mastermind "Carlos the Jackal" with an anti-terrorism magistrate placing him under investigation for a bombing in 1983 at Marseilles' St Charles railway station which kill ed twopeople and wounded 34.

The investigation is the third begun since Carlos, whose real name is Illich Ramirez Sanchez, was captured in Sudan and spirited to France in August. He already faced probes into a blast on a Paris-Toulouse train in 1982 in which five people died and a car bombing in the same year in Paris which killed a pregnant woman. Reuter