France remains on high terror alert

Islamic Extremism

Six months after 17 people were killed in terror attacks in Paris, thousands of soldiers have been deployed across France in an anti-terror operation.

There are new fears, though, that the soldiers themselves could be targeted. CCTV’s Kate Parkinson filed this report from Paris.

France remains on high terror alert

Six months after 17 people were killed in terror attacks in Paris, thousands of soldiers have been deployed across France in an anti-terror operation. CCTV's Kate Parkinson filed this report from Paris.

More details:

  • Operation Sentinelle is a 7,000 strong anti-terror force of soldiers, deployed across France in the wake of the January terror attacks.
  • Operation Sentinelle’s mission is to reassure the public, to deter attackers and to protect France.
  • Top counter-terrorism officials have warned that stationing thousands of soldiers around the country will do little to prevent terror attacks.