Terrorism Not Seen as a Factor in Acid Attack on U.S. Students in France

Four female students from Boston College were sprayed with acid at a train station in the city of Marseille.

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Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor’s office and the students’ school said. Boston College, a private Jesuit university in Massachusetts, said in a statement Sunday that the four female students were treated at a hospital for burns after they were sprayed in…

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