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    Police found plaster grenades near a mosque in Le Mans, western France, where a blast occurred.

    MOSCOW, January 8 (Sputnik) — Police have found plaster grenades near a mosque in Le Mans, western France, where a blast occurred early Thursday night, French newspaper Le Maine Libre reported Thursday.

    According to the newspaper, the police found a plaster grenade that had been apparently detonated in the mosque compound. Law enforcement officials also found three other grenades that had not exploded.

    An explosion took place at a kebab restaurant near the mosque in Villefranche-sur-Saone, eastern France
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    Moreover, one of the mosque's windows had a bullet hole, Le Maine Libre reported.

    The area has been cordoned off and an investigation is underway.

    On Thursday morning, another explosion took place near a mosque in Villefranche-sur-Saone, eastern France. The blast hit a restaurant nearby. No injuries have been reported.

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