Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Germany & Denmark - Terror arrests thwart attacks

A suspect is taken to court in Germany

German and Danish authorities have made a significant number of arrests and thwarted possible terror attacks leading up to the 6th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the USA on September 11th 2001. Police in Germany recovered 680 kg of explosive materials and arrested three individuals. Authorities said those arrested had been planning “massive” and “imminent” attacks targeted against American interests in Germany [CNN / BBC]. Meanwhile, Danish authorities have arrested eight individuals said to have links to al Qaeda [BBC / CNN].

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