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France remains on high alert after Jewish cemetery desecrated

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By Euronews
France remains on high alert after Jewish cemetery desecrated

<p>French police have arrested five teenagers after more than 200 tombs were damaged in a Jewish cemetery near the northeastern city of Strasbourg.</p> <p>In response, the French President Francois Hollande said: Anti-semitic acts cannot be tolerated in our country. Nothing like this will be tolerated. And nothing like this will be left unanswered.” </p> <p>Jacques Wolff, a Jewish community representative said: “It is better to kill stones rather than human being, but killing stones is a way to alienate the human beings by telling them this is not their place anymore.</p> <p>France has deployed some 10,000 military personnel to protect public sites and announced that it is also hired thousands more in its intelligence sector.</p>