French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the women aged 19 to 39 were arrested in connection to the discovery of a car filled six gas cylinders on Sunday, near the Notre Dame Cathedral.

They were "radicalized fanatics" preparing "imminent action."

French police arrested three female suspects planning the attack on Thursday. One woman was shot during the standoff with the police in Boussy-Saint-Antoine, south of Paris.

A bar employee alerted authorities on Sunday after spotting a ...

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