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Syrian refugee detained in Germany for alleged attack plan

A Syrian refugee detained by police in Germany had links to the ISIS militant group and was planning a bomb attack “with Islamist motives,” German officials said Monday.

German police discovered 1.5 kg of extremely dangerous explosives in a flat in Chemnitz before detaining 22-year-old Jaber al-Bakr in Leipzig on Sunday, ending a manhunt that lasted almost two days, the German general prosecutor said. A specific target was as yet unknown, he said.

“His approach and behavior suggest an IS context,” said Joerg Michaelis, the president of the Saxony crime office, referring to the Islamic State, or ISIS.

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