France Reports 60 Percent Increase In Radicalization In Two Years

The number of radical individuals in France has gone up 60 percent over the last two years, according to Minister of the Interior Gérard Collomb.

Some 18,550 people are currently registered by authorities as potential radicals, up from 11,400 in 2015, Ouest France reported Friday.

The database keeps track of suspects’ personal information and their alleged relationships with terror groups. Females currently account for 26 percent of cases, while 16 percent are minors.