French MPs vote to extend state of emergency by three months

French lawmakers voted on Thursday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months.

AFP| Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

Paris: French lawmakers voted on Thursday to extend a state of emergency in the country for three months after the devastating jihadist attacks in Paris.

President Francois Hollande announced the state of emergency shortly after the bloodbath on Friday night which left 129 people dead.