Custody extended for 5 suspects in French attack plot

PARIS (AP) – Anti-terror authorities in France are keeping five men in custody without charge in an investigation into a new plot to attack France.

The suspects were believed to have taken orders from Syria, and used a mobile phone and computers to search for locations that officials say might have been potential attack sites.

Security was tightened at the headquarters of France’s criminal investigations police, reportedly among the locations studied. The five were arrested Sunday.

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