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Posted: 4/29/2011 12:45:16 PM EDT
German police on Friday detained three alleged members of
al-Qaida, federal prosecutors said, as a report said they had been
plotting attacks in Germany.
The prosecutor's office in the southwestern city of Karlsruhe said the
trio had been taken into custody early Friday and would appear before a
judge Saturday, when a news conference has been scheduled.
It declined to provide further details.
The daily Bild reported that the three were Moroccans living in
the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and were caught with
"large amounts of explosives".
Citing security sources, the newspaper said they were suspected of
plotting attacks in Germany. One possibility was that they were
targeting the Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf on May 14, the paper
Citing security sources, the newspaper said they were suspected of plotting attacks in Germany. One possibility was that they were targeting the Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf on May 14, the paper reported.
That would be very sad, I'd hate to lose Lena.
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