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Weapons seized in Paris terror raids

French anti-terror police arrested 13 people, including a Muslim prayer leader, and seized weapons in raids today of suspected Islamic militants in the Paris region, police said. Police said the suspects were thought to have been involved in forging official papers. Blank documents and plastic laminating materials were found in the sweep. Those taken into custody included an imam, or prayer leader, from the Hauts-de-Seine region and others from the neighbouring Seine-Saint-Denis area, judicial sources said on condition of anonymity. Both areas are home to large communities of Muslims. At least one pistol was seized in a detainee’s home, police and judicial sources said, without indicating whether more weapons were found. Full Story

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