Several arrests over German synagogue attack threat: source close to case

AFP , Thursday 16 Sep 2021

The arrests followed a huge police deployment late Wednesday at the synagogue in the western city of Hagen, which was forced to cancel an event over the threat

Jewish community building in Germany
Police officers stay in front of the entrance to the Jewish Community building in Hagen, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Numerous police officers protected the synagogue in the night, the police spoke of indications of a possible dangerous situation. AP

German police have arrested "several people" over a threat of an attack on a synagogue on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, a source close to the case told AFP Thursday.

 
The arrests followed a huge police deployment late Wednesday at the synagogue in the western city of Hagen, which was forced to cancel an event over the threat.
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