Officials: Germany foils alleged attack plan after US tip

  • Police enters a house in Berlin, Germany, where a suspect was arrested on Tuesday morning, Nov. 19, 2019. Authorities say German special police forces have arrested a Syrian man in a raid on his apartment after receiving intelligence from American officials that he was planning an extremist attack. Federal prosecutors said in a statement Tuesday that the 26-year-old “radical Islamist” was planning an attack in Germany designed to “kill and injure a maximum number of people.” (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)

BERLIN — German special police forces arrested a Syrian man in a raid on his apartment Tuesday after receiving intelligence from American officials that he was planning an extremist attack, authorities said.

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