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French government says it foiled attack, 2 brothers held

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PARIS - French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers, the interior minister said Friday.
Gerard Collomb told BFM television that authorities were tracking extremist activity on social networks and identified two young men “preparing to commit an attack with explosives or ricin.”
He said the young men were of Egyptian origin but didn't indicate their nationality or provide other details about where or when they were arrested. He said the men notably had tutorials on how to make poison using ricin.
Collomb said the brothers had been...
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French government says it foiled attack, 2 brothers held

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France's interior minister says authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers
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French authorities thwart possible attack using highly toxic ricin or explosives - interior minister

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French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using either highly toxic ricin gas or explosives, the country's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has said. Just a few grains of ricin powder is enough to kill an adult human.
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