France foiled a terrorist attack, the interior minister Gerard Collomb announced on Friday.

In a statement to BFM TV, Collomb said the two men were "preparing to commit an attack with explosives or ricin”; the two brothers communication via the encrypted platform Telegram was intercepted by intelligence services.

The announcement comes just days after a Chechen-born Islamic extremist stabbed five people in the heart of Paris.

Over 240 civilians have been killed by Islamic terrorism in F...


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