Boy suspected of nail bomb attempt
Prosecutors were investigating a 12-year-old boy who allegedly attempted to set off a nail bomb in the southern city of Ludwigshafen. Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate confirmed on Friday that the federal prosecutors’ office was investigating the case, but referred further questions to prosecutors. magazine first reported the case, saying a device found on Dec 5 was a glass jar packed with nails and material from firecrackers. Police said it might have burned but would not have exploded.