Ten far-right suspects arrested in France over 'plot to attack Muslims'

Arrests were made in operations across France but mainly on the island of Corsica, prosecution sources said.

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Ten people with links to the radical far-Right have been arrested by anti-terrorist police in France over an alleged plot to attack Muslims, judicial sources said, reports The Telegraph.

The arrests were made on Saturday in operations across France but mainly on the Mediterranean island of Corsica, the sources told AFP.

The suspects had a "plan to commit a violent act targeting people of the Muslim faith," one source close to the probe said.

Another source said the gang was looking to hit "targets linked to radical Islam".

France has been hit by a string of jihadist attacks since early 2015, often by people who have become radicalised or claim to have acted in the name of the Islamic State group.

Read more of this report from The Telegraph.

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