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Neo-Nazi rocker France arrest

A neo-Nazi member of a cult Norwegian heavy metal band with links to mass murderer Anders Breivik has been arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a similar attack.

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Fears neo-Nazi could 'carry out a violent act'

Police are searching the home of a Norwegian neo-Nazi for weapons and explosives, a source told Reuters.

Kristian Vikernes was arrested in France, where he now lives, after his wife bought four rifles.

"That was at the origin of the investigation ... There were several suspicions that made the services fear he could possibly carry out a violent act," a police official confirmed.

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