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German police shut down two main train stations in Munich after receiving “very concrete information” that ISIS planned to carry out attacks in the city on New Year’s Eve.
The information came from the intelligence service of a friendly country, Bavaria Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told a news conference this morning.
The militant group had planned to use suicide bombers in the attack, Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said.
The warning in the Bavarian capital was issued just before 10.45 p.m local time.
In a statement, police said: “Current information indicates that a terrorist attack has been planned in Munich.
“Please avoid crowds and train stations.
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“We will provide updates on the current situation.”
The city’s main railway station has been evacuated, along with the Pasing station.
Police are now working to identify possible suspects.
German broadcaster ARD quoted a Munich police spokesman as saying detectives had two pieces of information about a possible attack.
Local media reports that the information had come from French authorities.