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France arrests Norwegian neo-Nazi over 'terror plot'

Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, leader of the black metal band Burzum, neo-nazi sympathizer and convicted murderer, in a photo from April 25, 1994. A Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker was arrested in France on Tuesday over fears he may have been preparing a "major terrorist act", the interior ministry said.Scanpix Norway/AFP/File

A Norwegian neo-Nazi black metal rocker was arrested in France on Tuesday over fears he may have been preparing a "major terrorist act", the interior ministry said.

Kristian Vikernes, who goes by the stage name of "Varg" and is reportedly linked to Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, was arrested at dawn at his home in the central city of Salon-la-Tour.