Syrian suspect in Germany bomb plot commits suicide

Syrian suspect in Germany bomb plot commits suicide

A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide in a detention centre in Leipzig, the Justice Ministry for the state of Saxony said on Wednesday. Investigators believe Jaber Albakr, 22, who arrived in Germany last year, was close to staging an attack comparable to those that killed […]

Germany bomb plot suspect handed over to police by fellow Syrians

Germany bomb plot suspect handed over to police by fellow Syrians

A Syrian man suspected of plotting a bomb attack was apprehended by three of his countrymen, who overpowered him, tied him up in their apartment, and then alerted police, authorities said on Monday. The overnight arrest of Jaber A. ended a nearly two-day nationwide search for the 22-year-old that German authorities launched after finding several […]

German police hunt Syrian man over suspected bomb plot

German police hunt Syrian man over suspected bomb plot

German police were carrying out a huge manhunt Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack, after finding “highly explosive” materials in his apartment. Security has been boosted at Berlin’s two airports and at train stations in the capital. The suspect, Jaber Albakr, could have had “an Islamist motive”, police sources told […]