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Six terror suspects in Paris attacks still at large, one arrested

French officials said Monday they are looking for six members of the terrorist cell linked to the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

Authorities added that the terror cell that carried out the attacks had about 10 members and “five or six could still be at large.”

French officials have deployed 10,000 troops to protect sensitive sites such as Jewish schools and synagogues, mosques and landmarks.

Amid the hunt, officials in Bulgaria said they have a Frenchman in custody with ties to one of the brothers, Cherif Kouachi, who carried out the Paris attacks, Fox News reported.

Fritz-Joly Joachin, 29, was arrested by Bulgarian authorities on Jan. 1 on two European arrest warrants, one pertaining to his suspected links to a terrorist organization and another for allegedly kidnapping his 3-year-old son as he attempted to cross into Turkey.

“He met with Kouachi several times at the end of December,” Darina Slavova, regional prosecutor for Bulgaria’s Haskovo province said.

French authorities also told The Associated Press they are still looking for the Mini Cooper registered to Hayat Boumeddiene, the widow of Amedy Coulibaly who killed four hostages in a Kosher supermarket in Paris.

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Carmine Sabia

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