Syrian arrested in Germany in suspected IS terror plot
Three Syrians in Germany recognized a terror suspect from a police wanted poster, tied him up in their apartment and called police early Monday, ending a nearly two-day hunt, authorities said.
Jaber Albakr, 22, a Syrian man who was granted asylum in Germany, is suspected of preparing a bomb attack in the country with high explosives. He was motivated by Islamic extremism and likely linked to the Islamic State group, police and prosecutors said.
Albakr was arrested shortly after midnight in the eastern city of Leipzig, police said. Leipzig is around 80 kilometres (50 miles) from Chemnitz,... read more
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