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FILE PHOTO: French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux visits the territorial direction of local security of Seine-Saint-Denis in Bobigny, near Paris, France, December 22, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo


PARIS (Reuters) - France's financial prosecutor on Tuesday opened a preliminary inquiry over reports Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux hired his student-age daughters for summer jobs while a member of parliament.

A report by satirical TV show Quotidien said on Monday that Le Roux employed his two daughters several times as parliamentary assistants during their school breaks.

(Reporting by Ingrid Melander; Editing by Michel Rose)


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