French Jewish family held hostage and robbed in 'anti-Semitic' attack


An elderly Jewish couple and their son were beaten and robbed in their home in a suburb west of Paris by a gang in what interior minister Gérard Collomb said appeared to have been an attack "directly linked to their religion".   

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French police are searching for a gang who took a Jewish family hostage in their suburban Paris home, in what is seen as an anti-Semitic attack, reports BBC News.