German police arrest Muslim convert over bomb plot scare

Police officers stand in front of an apartment building in Eisenhuettenstadt, eastern Germany, on August 17, 2016German police on Wednesday arrested a 27-year-old convert to Islam on fears he was planning a bomb attack, but later said they found no evidence to back the suspicion. “The suspicion has not been confirmed,” a police spokesman said. The spokesman also rejected media reports that material linked to the Islamic State jihadist group had been uncovered.

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