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19 Nov 2019 | 05:56 PM UTC

Germany: Authorities arrest suspected militant in Berlin November 19

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Authorities announce the arrest of suspected Islamist militant in Berlin November 19; similar operations possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Berlin


Security forces conducted a raid in Berlin's Schöneberg district on Tuesday morning (local time), November 19, which resulted in the arrest of a suspected militant with links to the Islamic State (IS). Authorities said the individual had acquired chemicals and other materials necessary to build an explosive device in preparation for an attack. Details on the suspect's intended target remain unknown.

Similar counterterrorism operations are possible in Germany in the near term.


Individuals in Germany are advised to remain vigilant for militant and criminal behavior, report any suspicious behavior or objects to relevant authorities, and adhere to all instructions and advice issued by local authorities and their home governments.


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