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Terror not suspected in acid attack on U.S. students in France

PARIS — Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in the city of Marseille, 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 said. Boston College, a private Jesuit university in Massachusetts, said in a statement that the four female students were treated for burns at a Marseille hospital after they were sprayed in the face with acid on Sunday morning. The statement said the four were all juniors studying abroad, three of them at the college’s Paris program.

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