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  4/3/2012, Nisan 11, 5772

France: Muslim Extremists Planned to Kidnap Jewish Judge

Muslim extremists arrested in France had planned to kidnap a Jewish judge in Lyon, sources told AFP. Other kidnappings were planned as well. The detainees had undergone “warlike training linked to violent religious indoctrination,” said Bernard Squarcini, head of France’s Central Directorate for Domestic Intelligence.