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Man arrested in 'advanced stages' of terror plot in France

The French interior minister said there were no links “at this stage” between the plan and the attacks in Paris or Brussels.

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THE FRENCH INTERIOR minister has said a Frenchman has been arrested in the ‘advanced stages’ of terror plot.

Bernard Cazeneuve said there were no links “at this stage” between the plan and the attacks in Paris or Brussels.

Cazeneuve said bomb squads were on site. The raid took place in Argenteuil, on the northern outskirts of the French capital.

He noted that the person arrested was implicated at a “high level” in the plot, but offered no details.

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