Germany’s slow suicide continues. Every time one of these jihad plots is successful, Angela Merkel should stand up and take a bow.
“German police seize explosives, detain suspected Islamist for plotting attack on festival – reports,” RT, August 17, 2016 (thanks to David):
A man has been reportedly detained by German police over plans to carry out a terrorist attack at a festival in the town of Eisenhuttenstadt. Explosives have been found in the suspect’s apartment, local media say, citing police.
Police have also found materials linked to Islamic State (IS, former ISIS/ISIL) as the search of the suspect’s apartment continues, German media report. According to news agency DPA, the suspect had a Salafist background and was under police supervision.
The suspect reportedly planned to set off an improvised explosive device filled with nails at a festival in Eisenhuttenstadt that was due to take place on August 26-28.
Eisenhuttenstadt is a town with 30,000 inhabitants located on the German border with Poland, 120km from Berlin. It also hosts the central refugee reception center in the German region of Brandenburg.
Brandenburg Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke confirmed the arrest and told journalists that a “police operation was carried out on suspicion of [a man] possessing explosives and preparing a terrorist attack,” as reported by Tagesspiegel daily. The person detained is suspected of having links to Islamists….