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Mass police mobilization in France, 128 raids conducted

  • Following last week's Paris attacks by Islamist militants that claimed at least 129 lives, French authorities have mobilized 115,000 personnel to ratchet up security across the country, media reports said on Tuesday. "We have mobilized 115,000 police, gendarmes and military over the whole of our national territory to insure the protection of French people," French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Tuesday. The interior minister added that 128 raids on suspected Islamist militants had been carried out overnight on Monday to Tuesday. (Source: IANS)