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French police foil far-right cell’s plan to kill imams, veiled women

Paris: They called themselves Operational Forces Action, a small, right-wing vigilante group from all over France that had planned to kill Muslim civilians, prosecutors say.

  • Adam Nossiter & Aurelian Breeden
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
  • New York Times

Police cracked the cell over the weekend, with prosecutors saying it had begun testing explosives.

Killl 2bThe group was planning to kill veiled women, imams and recently released Islamist prisoners, and wanted to attack mosques and halal grocery stores, according to French news media.

All 10 defendants – nine men and a…

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