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France election terror attack plot: Isis flag and wig found alongside explosives at home of extremists - The Independent

An Isis flag, a wig and a mask have been found amid guns and homemade explosives at the home of two men suspected of planning an “imminent” terror attack during France's presidential election. Clément Baur and Mahiedine Merabet had pledged allegiance ...and more »

France steps up security around election as terror attack fears rise - The Guardian

A French soldier on patrol in front of official campaign posters of candidates. Security has been stepped up at political rallies. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images. French presidential election 2017. France steps up security around election as terror ...and more »

Islamic State-linked France terror plot suspects had several IDs, addresses - The Japan Times

PARIS – French investigators were trying Wednesday to piece together the backgrounds of two men arrested a few days before the presidential election as they were planning an “imminent” attack. Clement Baur, 23, and Mahiedine Merabet, 29, were detained ...and more »

Man held over 'imminent' France terror plot wanted in Belgium - Sky News

French police found guns, explosives and an Islamic State flag after Clement Baur and another man were arrested in Marseille. 13:34, UK, Wednesday 19 April 2017. Suspects Mahiedine Merabet (L) and Clement Baur. Image: Suspects Mahiedine Merabet (L) and ...and more »