GER­MAN PO­LICE AR­REST SYR­IAN BOMB PLOT SUS­PECT

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BERLIN: Ger­man po­lice yes­ter­day ar­rested a Syr­ian man sus­pected of plot­ting a ji­hadist bomb at­tack, af­ter a mas­sive man­hunt last­ing al­most two days. Se­cu­rity had been stepped up at air­ports and train sta­tions af­ter Jaber Al­bakr, 22, went on the run on Satur­day, when po­lice raided his apart­ment and found sev­eral hun­dred grams of “an ex­plo­sive sub­stance more dan­ger­ous than TNT”. “We’ve suc­ceeded, re­ally over­joyed: the ter­ror sus­pect Al­bakr was ar­rested overnight in Leipzig,” po­lice said. – AFP

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