Germany bomb threat: Jaber al-Bakr 'caught by three Syrians'
Three Syrian refugees in Germany overpowered a bomb suspect who gave elite commandos the slip and sparked a two-day manhunt, police have revealed.
Police believe Jaber al-Bakr, also a Syrian, was planning a bomb attack and had links to so-called Islamic State.
They failed to arrest him on Saturday and found 1.5kg of explosives in his flat in the eastern city of Chemnitz.
He made his way south to Leipzig and sought help from fellow Syrians, who then handed him to police.
Details of the role of the three Syrians emerged slowly as police feared they could be at risk of reprisal.
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