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    At least 118 terrorist-related overnight searches have been conducted in France, 25 suspects have been detained, following a series of deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last week, the French Interior Ministry said in a statement Wednesday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) — During the searches, police found about 34 units of weapons and dome 16 caches of illicit drugs.

    The searches in the houses throughout France have been continuing for the third night in a row. On Monday night, the police conducted 168 searches, the next night, 128 more.

    At least 129 people were killed and over 350 injured in a series of coordinated suicide bombings and mass shootings in Paris on November 13.

    Following the violent killings of innocent Friday night revelers, French authorities declared a state of emergency in the country and increased nationwide anti-terror security measures.


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