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France captures two international terrorists

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Two international terrorists were captured in an important move in the fight against rising political violence in Paris, the Interior Ministry said.

Police sources said those detained, a man and a woman, were arrested by members of the elite National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN) in a raid on an apartment in the Paris suburb of Vincennes. The Interior Ministry's statement said the arrests were the first fruits of a determined drive against terrorism announced earlier this month by President Franccois Mitterrand.


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