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Eugene

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Tue Feb 27, 2024, 02:04 PM Feb 27

3 men snared in right-wing extremism probe charged in London court with prepping for terrorism

Source: Associated Press

3 men snared in right-wing extremism probe charged in London court with prepping for terrorism

Updated 10:25 AM EST, February 27, 2024

LONDON (AP) — Three men arrested in an investigation into right-wing extremism were charged Tuesday in a London court with preparing to commit a terrorist act, authorities said.

They were arrested on Feb. 21, Counter Terrorism Policing North East said.

Prosecutors said the men had joined extreme right-wing online chat forums, had right-wing text messages and distributed information on guns and ammunition.

The men had manufactured an FGC-9 semi-automatic gun, had instructions on assembling a 3D-printed firearm and identified an Islamic education center in Leeds as a possible target.

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Read more: https://apnews.com/article/rightwing-extremists-arrested-england-terrorism-75b4ca7a55d8331b90a9d010dababc4c

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