Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks is reported to be one of eleven people on a list of targets for extremists published by an Al-Qaeda linked group, according to a Reuters report.

Vilks is one of eleven targets named in an English language pamphlet published on several militant websites by AQAP - Al-Qaeda's branch in the Arabian peninsula.

American pastor Terry Jones, writer Salman Rushdie, Dutch politician Geert Wilders and Danish artist Kurt Westergaard were others mentioned.

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