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Published on 24 May 2016

Top security official: Islamic State plans wave of attacks in France

"Clearly, France is the most threatened and we know that Daesh (Islamic State) is planning new attacks".

Islamic State militants are gearing up for a "campaign of terrorist attacks" in France that are likely to see explosive devices placed around areas with large crowds

Published in the Yedioth Aharonot May 19, 2016
 
Islamic State militants are gearing up for a "campaign of terrorist attacks" in France that are likely to see explosive devices placed around areas with large crowds, the head of France's DGSI internal intelligence agency Patrick Calvar has warned.
 
The rare remarks by Patrick Calvar to the parliament's defence committee came ahead of the Euro 2016 soccer championship in France and six months after militants killed 130 people in coordinated assaults on cafes, bars, a football stadium and a music hall across Paris.
 
"Clearly, France is the most threatened and we know that Daesh (Islamic State) is planning new attacks," Calvar told the committee on May 10 in a transcript of his testimony released to the media on Thursday... Read more.

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