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Germany: Police say area in lockdown after package found02:49

Germany: Police say area in lockdown after package found

Germany, Potsdam
December 1, 2017 at 19:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Potsdam Police Peter Meyritz said the area around the Christmas market in Potsdam was in lockdown Friday. "Suspicious package is found and everything is shut off, the package was 30 x 50 cm and was delivered with parcel service" the officer said.He added that "we are currently adding more resources, deployment is growing and can take hours."The police in Potsdam successfully carried out a controlled explosion on the improvised explosive device filled with nails.German police evacuated the Christmas market after the discovery of a suspicious package which and was reported to be delivered to a nearby pharmacy.The incident took place one day before the one-year anniversary of a van attack that took place at Berlin's Breitscheidplatz Christmas market last year, killing 12 people and injuring 48.

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Potsdam Police Peter Meyritz said the area around the Christmas market in Potsdam was in lockdown Friday. "Suspicious package is found and everything is shut off, the package was 30 x 50 cm and was delivered with parcel service" the officer said.He added that "we are currently adding more resources, deployment is growing and can take hours."The police in Potsdam successfully carried out a controlled explosion on the improvised explosive device filled with nails.German police evacuated the Christmas market after the discovery of a suspicious package which and was reported to be delivered to a nearby pharmacy.The incident took place one day before the one-year anniversary of a van attack that took place at Berlin's Breitscheidplatz Christmas market last year, killing 12 people and injuring 48.

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