France anti-terror raids

French anti-terror police investigating suspected radical Islamists have found weapons and bomb-making materials in a garage near Paris.

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Weapons and bomb-making materials found in Paris

French anti-terror police investigating suspected radical Islamists have found weapons and bomb-making materials in a garage near Paris. Authorities searched a building in the town of Torcy where they found a shotgun, a revolver, bags of potassium nitrate, sulphur and a pressure cooker.

A dozen suspects rounded up in raids over the weekend will he held for questioning for a further 24 hours

We are clearly confronted with an extremely dangerous terror network. It is essential to extend their stay in custody... These are all products used to make what we call improvised explosives.

– Francois Molins, Paris prosecutor

The Jewish community in France has faced a series of attacks in recent months.

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