A 19-year-old Syrian man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of making plans a bomb assault.
The man, recognized as Yamen A, is suspected to have “concretely prepared an Islamist-motivated attack using very powerful explosives”, police mentioned.
Several flats have been searched in the city of Schwerin, in north-eastern Germany, the place he used to be arrested.
Germany has been on top alert since December 2016 when 12 folks died in a lorry assault in Berlin.
Police say the suspect had decided “no later than July 2017 to explode a bomb in Germany with the aim of killing and wounding as many people as possible”.
He started to procure the chemical merchandise and fabrics essential to construct a bomb, they mentioned, however it used to be no longer transparent whether or not he had a goal in thoughts.
It isn’t recognized whether or not he has any hyperlinks to terror organisations, police mentioned on Tuesday.