German parade cancelled due to threat

State security sources say that there is a credible threat.

German parade cancelled due to threat

World Bulletin / News Desk

A carnival parade in the northern German town of Braunschweig planned for Sunday lunchtime has been cancelled at short notice due to a concrete threat of an attack, police said.

"Reliable state security sources have made it known that a concrete threat of attack " authorities in Braunschweig said in a statement.

The police called on all visitors to refrain from visiting the planned route of the carnival parade and avoid travelling to Braunschweig.

Two civilians died and five policeman were wounded in attacks in Denmark on Saturday at an event promoting freedom of speech and on a synagogue.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 15 Şubat 2015, 14:18