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French authorities release neo-Nazi after arrest for plotting ‘terrorist act’

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, July 18, 2013 16:19 EDT
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Officers from the Interior Security Intelligence Services (DCRI) store pieces of evidence in a car on July 18, 2013 near the main police station in Brive-la-Gaillarde, southwestern France. (AFP)
 
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The French authorities on Thursday released from custody a Norwegian extremist who was detained on suspicion of plotting a “major terrorist act”, a judicial source told AFP.

Kristian Vikernes, 40, was detained together with his French wife on Tuesday but investigators found no evidence of a terror plot, the source said.

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