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Prosecutor Says Arrested Islamic Militants Were Planning Attacks

April 03 2012


A prosecutor in Paris says the Islamic militants who were arrested last week were planning "imminent attacks" in France, reports Bloomberg News.

Nineteen people were arrested last Friday in pre-dawn raids in Paris, Toulouse, Marseilles and elsewhere. Two women were later released.

The others reportedly belong to the Forsane Alizza (Knights of Pride) Islamic group. They were trying to procure weapons and posted jihadist videos online, said Paris prosecutor Francois Molins. ...

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