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Bomb-laden car found by historic Notre Dame Cathedral; 3 women charged

Attack plots being uncovered daily; police figure 15,000 jihadists now at large in France

Police say the three women were planning an attack on a Paris railway station.

Police say the women are also suspected of planning to strike a train station in the Paris area or to target police.

Those charged with involvement in a terrorist conspiracy were named as Ines Madani, 19, Sarah Hervouet, 23, and Amel Sakaou, 39.

They were brought before anti-terrorism judges on Monday and remanded in custody.

In a statement, prosecutors said Madani and Hervouet were also charged with plotting to kill public officials, while Hervouet's boyfriend was charged with failing to report a terrorist offence.

The women are believed by police to have been inspired by repeated calls by the Islamic State (IS) group for attacks in France.

This article continues at [ABC] Notre Dame bomb plot: Three women charged with plan to blow up car near Paris tourist attraction

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