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Ten ultra-right suspects arrested in France over plot to attack Muslims


PARIS: Ten people with links to the radical far-right have been arrested by anti-terrorist police in France over an alleged plot to attack Muslims, judical sources said Sunday.

The arrests were made Saturday in operations across France but mainly on the Mediterranean island of Corsica, the sources told AFP.

The suspects had an “plan to commit a violent act targeting people of the Muslim faith,” one source close to the probe said.

Another source said the gang was looking to hit “targets linked to radical Islam”.

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