Germany Warns of Impending Terror Attack

Al-Qaeda may be planning late-November attack
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2010 9:22 AM CST
German federal police officers patrol in a departure terminal at the International airport of Frankfurt, central Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.   (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

(Newser) – Terrorists may be planning to stage an attack in Germany later this month, according to evidence gathered by security officials in the country. CNN reports that Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told reporters today that officials have "have logged increased indications" in the last few months, "according to which the terror organization al-Qaeda is believed to be planning to carry out attacks." "Further insights and facts relevant to danger" have created "a new situation" he said, noting that there is "reason for concern but no reason for hysteria."

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