German police defuses explosive device found near Christmas market

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- my.earthlink.net
02 Dec 2017
German police officers patrol on a Christmas market a day after a suspicious object was found in Potsdam, eastern Germany, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. German police have increased their presence at a Christmas market in the city of Potsdam a day after the market was evacuated because of a bomb scare. (AP Photo - Markus Schreiber)

Wired device 'filled with nails' defused at Christmas market in Potsdam

02 Dec 2017
The German police have evacuated a Christmas market in the city of Potsdam following a report about an "explosive device" allegedly planted nearby. Later, a wired device, "filled with nails," 50 centimeters long and 40 centimeters wide, was found and defused. A bomb disposal unit examined the suspicious package confirmed that the object was dangerous and could possibly be ...
- barenakedislam.com

Christmas market in German city of Potsdam evacuated in bomb scare

- newssummedup.com
02 Dec 2017
BERLIN--German police evacuated a popular Christmas market in the city of Potsdam on Friday before destroying a suspicious package containing nails and an unidentified powder in a controlled explosion, officials said. Potsdam police said it was too soon who may have been responsible. Police were alerted at about 2:30 p.m. local time after the package was delivered to a ...

German police defuses explosive device found near Christmas market

02 Dec 2017
An improvised explosive device (IED) found near a Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam has been defused, police said. According to officials, the object, found on Friday, contained explosive or flammable material and had been successfully defused, Efe news reported.
- indian24news.com

Unlikely' that Christmas market was target of bomb scare

- thelocal.de
02 Dec 2017
Germany has been on high alert for possible jihadist attacks after last December's deadly assault at a Christmas market in central Berlin. The attacker, Tunisian asylum seeker Anis Amri, hijacked a truck and murdered its Polish driver before killing another 11 people and wounding dozens more by ploughing the heavy vehicle through the market. Four days later, while on the ...

German police evacuate Potsdam Christmas market on IED suspicion DW

02 Dec 2017
Nuremberg's Christkindlesmarkt is a must for anyone coming to Germany for the Christmas markets. Dating back to at least 1628, it embodies everything we have come to associate with German Christmas markets. Its unique selling point is the Christmas angel, played by a young Nuremberg woman, who makes a speech to ceremonially open the market every year.
- dw.com

German Christmas market 'unlikely' the target in bomb scare

- stripes.com
02 Dec 2017
In that case, a Tunisian man hijacked a truck and drove it into a crowded market, killing 12 people in an attack that was later claimed by the Islamic State group. The suspect, Anis Amri, fled to Italy after the Dec. 19 attack and died in a shootout with police near Milan on Dec. 23, 2016.

Dangerous' Device Found at Potsdam Christmas Market Defused

02 Dec 2017
"We are being currently deployed in the city of Potsdam because of a suspicious object. A blocking circuit has already been set up. We have requested for the deployment of special forces! The Christmas market is also affected [by the measures]. Further information will follow," the statement read.
- sputniknews.com
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