Munich suicide bomb plot: police hunt Isis suspects behind New Year’s Eve threat
As Seen In - The Guardian

Munich suicide bomb plot: police hunt Isis suspects behind New Year’s Eve threat

German authorities receive foreign intelligence tipoff warning that up to seven suicide bombers would attack two of the city’s train stations

Police in Munich are hunting Islamic State suspects after a foreign intelligence agency warned of a “concrete” plan to send suicide bombers to the city’s train stations during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Five to seven people were reportedly planning suicide bomb attacks on the main Hauptbahnhof station and Pasing station at the western end of the city centre, in what German authorities said was a “serious, imminent threat”, prompting them to evacuate the sites and warn people to stay away.

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We are glad that nothing has happened tonight. The inquiries go on of course and we will remain watchful. #munich

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