EIn statements to the France 2 television channel, French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said that “the number of anti-Semitic acts has exploded” in France, totaling 1,040 since October 7, and that of the 486 people detained for identification, 102 were foreigners .
In the Paris Metropolitan Area, the police recorded 257 anti-Semitic acts and 90 arrests.
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on Israel on October 7, killing more than 1,400 people and taking 241 hostages, according to Israeli authorities.
Israel has retaliated with attacks on Gaza that have killed more than 9,700 people, according to the Hamas-run Health Ministry.
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