‘Imminent terror threat’: German police carry out 13 raids across 5 federal states


German police forces are conducting several raids across five federal states in response to an “imminent terror threat,” local media reported citing sources in security services. At least one arrest is reported.

Operatives of elite police anti-terrorism units, the SEK, have been scrambled across five German states, including Thuringia, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony and Bavaria, according to Spiegel magazine, which cites police in Thuringia.