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Ricin may be linked to terror group

French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday that traces of the poison ricin, discovered earlier at a Paris train station, are too minute to have been deadly. But in a radio interview Sarkozy floated chances the discovery might be linked to the December arrests of an alleged Chechen terrorist network outside Paris. “We could make a link [between the two] without having proof today,” the interior minister told Europe-1 radio. Two more people were arrested earlier in the week, and allegedly linked to the network, which is suspected of having supplied fighters to Chechen rebels. During the December arrests outside Paris, police also found chemical formulas for explosives, and other suspicious material. French authorities said the group planned to strike Russian targets in Paris and elsewhere. Full Story

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