Friday

9th Dec 2016

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Terror attack by women foiled in Paris, says prosecutor

Three women arrested near Paris on Thurday were "clearly" preparing a terror attack, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday. They had claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group and left a testament. Molins pointed out that IS now "uses young women" to commit attacks. Last Sunday, police found in a car in the center of Paris five gas canisters, a blanket covered with petrol and a lighted cigarette.

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