French Police in Anti-terror Operation Arrest 5, Seize Weapons

French police in anti-terror operation arrested five terrorists in three French cities and also seized assortment of heavy weapons.

Police reports indicate that the swoop took place in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, in the north, Roanne in the Loire, and Rouen, prefecture of Seine-Maritime.

Heavy weapons were also seized in the operation in Rouen, the report also revealed.

According to report by a local daily, the operation took place as part of a preliminary investigation by the Paris public prosecutor's office opened on March 8 and was conducted by the judicial police.

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