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Man Detained In France For Questioning Over Paris Attacks


A French judicial official and French police say a 29-year-old man has been arrested and is being held for questioning about the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.

Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor's office, said the man was arrested on the morning of December 15 at his home in Villiers-Sur-Marne, an eastern suburb of Paris.

Authorities refused to identify the man and provided no further information about his suspected link to the attacks by French-born Islamic extremists who had declared loyalty to the Islamic State militant group.

Two French police officials also confirmed the arrest.

The man can be held for questioning for up to six days before being charged or released.

Based on reporting by AP, AFP, and the BBC
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