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  World   Europe  11 Mar 2017  Germany: Mall ordered to stay closed after attack threat, police search grounds

Germany: Mall ordered to stay closed after attack threat, police search grounds

AP
Published : Mar 11, 2017, 3:14 pm IST
Updated : Mar 11, 2017, 3:19 pm IST

The mall and the parking lot stayed closed on Saturday morning as over a hundred police officers searched the compound.

Representational Image. (Photo: AP)
 Representational Image. (Photo: AP)

Berlin: Police have ordered a shopping mall in the western German city of Essen not to open after receiving credible tips of an imminent attack.

The shopping centre and the adjacent parking lot stayed closed on Saturday morning as over a hundred police officers searched the compound.

 

The German news agency dpa reported that the downtown mall, one of the biggest in the region, would be closed for the entire day.

Police in Essen could not immediately be reached for more details.

Tags: attack threat, essen, shopping mall shut
Location: Germany, Berliini, Berlin