SUSPECT DETAINED IN PARIS BOMBINGS

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Swedish authorities detained Algerian militant Abdelkrim Deneche in Stockholm as a suspect intwo bombingsthat killed seven people in Paris this summer. Investigators, lacking hard evidence, increasingly blame the fundamentalist Armed Islamic Group (GIA), which lost four members in a French assault on an airliner that the group had hijacked last December. (The GIA has vowed to "avenge our martyrs.")Paris bureau chief Thomas Sanctonreports that authorities have other indications of possible GIA involvement: the fabrication of the bombs from empty gas cannisters is identical to techniques used by GIA guerrillas in Algeria, and an underground GIA newsletter published in Sweden that claims responsibility for the first bombing.