Denmark's leading tabloid newspaper has pulled down a post claiming immigrants were kidnapping Danish girls for sex slaves, after it became the country's second most viral story.

The Ekstra Bladet newspaper published the article, 'Trend comes to Denmark: Immigrants kidnap Danish girls for sex' in the "People's Post" section of its website, where users can post their own articles.

The text asserted with little evidence that Muslims were over 200 times more likely to kidnap women for the purposes of sex slavery than non-Muslims.

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