France arrests Norwegian neo-Nazi over 'terror plot'
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This picture taken on April 25, 1994 shows the leader of the black metal band Burzum, neo-nazi sympathizer and convicted murderer Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, also known as Count Grishnackh. AFP photo
A neo-Nazi linked to Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik was arrested in southwestern France on Tuesday after investigators decided he might stage a large “terrorist act” almost two years to the day that Breivik killed 77 people in Oslo.
Kristian Vikernes, who is a well-known black metal musician in Norway, where he goes by the name of “Varg”, received a copy of a manifesto from Breivik before the far-right militant staged a brutal massacre on July 22, 2011.
According to French Interior Minister Manuel Valls, 40-year-old Vikernes
could have been preparing a "major terrorist act”.
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