Stasi man jailed for 'Carlos' link
Tuesday 12 April 1994
Helmut Voigt, who headed the 'terrorism' section of the Stasi secret police, admitted supplying the explosives used in the attack on a French cultural centre, which left one person dead and 23 injured. Mr Voigt is the first former Stasi agent to stand trial on such charges. German investigators believe the motive behind the 1983 attack was to force the release of Magdalena Kopp, the German girlfriend of 'Carlos' who was in jail in France for possessing explosives.
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