France on highest alert after Paris shootings: PM

January 13, 2015 12:31 AM

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PARIS, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- France's national security alert system "Vigipirat" has been set at the highest level against possible terrror attacks since last week's shooting sprees in Paris, said French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Monday.

Noting that terror threats still pose risks to the country's security, Valls said additional thousands of policemen and military servicemen will be deployed to reinforce security units to "an ever reached level" of around 8,500 troops after the three attacks which left 20 people dead in the French c...

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