Soldier's slaughter: Arrests signal wider terror plot (2)

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_ENG130531aa001.jpegLONDON - British police late Thursday arrested a man and a woman in connection with the butchering of a British soldier on a London street, as anti-Muslim protests sprang up across the country.

The arrests fueled speculation that the gruesome knife attack Wednesday — the first successful terrorist act in Britain since 2005 — was part of a wider plot, and prompted questions about the prevalence of Islamic extremism in the country and how to combat it.

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