3 held in French anti-terrorism raids

2017-02-21 17:01
(Francois Mori, AP)

(Francois Mori, AP)

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Paris - French officials say three men have been arrested in widely spread anti-terrorism raids and a bomb squad has been deployed at the home of one of the men.

Two officials said the arrests came in central Clermont-Ferrand, southern Marseille and the Paris region. The bomb squad was dispatched to Clermont-Ferrand, but the officials offered no details on any alleged plans by the three men detained.

Tuesday's arrests come less than two weeks after anti-terrorism forces detained an adolescent girl and three men  and uncovered what they described as a makeshift explosives lab.

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