Oslo Police are more worried about trouble and street violence from groups like the Soldiers of Odin than militant Islamists, Dagsavisen reported on Monday.

While recruitment to anti-Muslim groups like Stop The Islamization of Norway ( Stopp islamiseringen av Norge - SIAN) appears to have plateaued over the past four to five years, Oslo Police say that "xenophobic groups are springing up like mushrooms online".

There are an estimated 100 Norwegian anti-Islam groups on Facebook with up to 25,000 members and Norway has also recently seen chapters of the Soldiers of Odin pop up in cities nationwide.

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