Teenager arrested over Paris 'terrorist attack' hoax

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A 16-year-old boy was detained on suspicion of taking part in a false alert of a hostage-taking in a church in Le Marais district of Paris on Saturday, which led to a major anti-terrorist police operation.

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A 16-year-old boy has been detained as part of an investigation into a hoax hostage alert that prompted a major police intervention at a church in the centre of the French capital, reports BBC News.