Sunday, April 8, 2018

Germany: Police foil stabbing attack on Berlin half marathon

(Berlin) Police in Germany have foiled a terrorist plot targeting Sunday's Berlins half-marathon

Six men with links to the Tunisian man who killed 12 people in the city in the  December 2016 truck attack were arrested over plans to carry out a mass knife attack on participants and spectators. 

Police have issued a statement saying that several addresses were searched along with two vehicles. Those detained were aged between 18 and 21. They have declined to give further details as their inquiries are ongoing.