Posted on December 27, 2023

German Police Detain Man Over Christmas Cathedral ‘Islamist’ Terror Threat

Associated Press, December 27, 2023

German authorities say they have detained a man in connection with a reported threat to Cologne Cathedral over the holiday period.

{snip} They didn’t specify the threat, but German news agency dpa said authorities were responding to indications of a possible attack by Islamic extremists {snip}


On Tuesday, police said that an apartment in Wesel, near the Dutch border, was searched on Christmas Eve and five men were detained. Four were then freed, but a police statement said that a 30-year-old Tajik man on whom authorities have unspecified security information was still being held {snip}