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Hunt for Syrian-born man planning bomb attacks underway in Germany

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Hunt for Syrian-born man planning bomb attacks underway in Germany

A hunt has begun in Germany for a Syrian-born man after explosives were found in his apartment following a raid was carried out in his home on Saturday.

Following the raid of the home of

The suspect, Jaber Albakr, 22, who was last seen in the eastern city of Chemnitz wearing a black hooded top with a bright pattern on the front, following the raid at his home and the police have already launched an appeal to the public to call them with any information on the fugitive.

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“The search for the suspect is ongoing,” Saxony state police tweeted. “At the moment, however, we do not know where he is and what he is carrying with him. Be careful.”

Police detained three people in Chemnitz who they said were known to Albakr, but he remained at large.

“Questioning (of the detainees) is continuing. The results are still to come,” said Tom Bernhardt, spokesman for the Saxony state criminal investigation office.

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