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Lars Vilks attacked again; goes into hiding
Vars Vilks, the Swedish cartoonist who was head-butted at a university lecture last week and the target of an alleged murder plot hatched here in the U.S., has gone into hiding. Two men, ages 21 and 19, were arrested Sunday attempting to set his home on fire Friday night. Lars was not home at the time and the fire burned itself out. Police found personal belongings at the scene that led them to the two Swedish nationals of Kosovar origin.
Lars on why he’s gone into hiding:
“During the day I don’t think it is dangerous because I can keep watch over myself,” he told the Associated Press news agency. “But I have to realise that I can’t be there during the night.”