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    Two Suspects in Terrorist Attack Preparation Detained in France

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    Two suspects in the preparation of a terrorist attack were detained in France five days before the first round of presidential elections, the BFMTV television channel reported Tuesday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) — The detention occurred on Tuesday morning in the city of Marseille in the south. The detainees planned to carry out terrorist attacks during the election campaign, the report said.

    The presidential elections in France will be held in two rounds — April 23 and May 7.

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