France arrests four people suspected of planning terror attack in Paris

PARIS, March 16 (KUNA) — The French police have arrested four “Islamists” suspected of planning an imminent terror attack in central Paris, local media reports said on Wednesday.
The police swooped on three men and a woman in dawn raids in Paris ,TF1 quoted security sources as saying. The four are being interrogated.
They added that no weapons were found during the raids, only information that will be analyzed.
“We have information about one person that suggests that he could undertake violent actions in France,” Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in a press statement.
However, the minister warned against jumping to the conclusion that an attack was imminent as checks were underway.
The French authorities have tightened security measures under the emergency law imposed in the wake of the blasts that hit Paris in November killing up to more than 100 people. (end) mmb.msa