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Paris, Jan. 7--(AP) A group of young assailants threw gasoline bombs and stones at a synagogue in suburban Paris, police said Sunday. No one was injured, but the synagogue sustained minor damage.

The attack took place late Saturday in the northern suburb of Goussainville, police said. It comes a week after assailants tossed gasoline bombs at a Jewish school in the southeastern Paris suburb of Creteil, setting a classroom on fire.

Sammy Ghozlan, vice president of the Jewish consistory for the Paris region, expressed his "deep emotion" at the attacks on Jewish sites in France. "There is a great deal of worry in the community," he said.

A wave of anti-Semitic violence broke out in France in late 2000 after fighting between Israelis and Palestinians escalated in the Middle East. In most cases, incendiary devices were lobbed at synagogues.

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