German Police Destroy Package Containing Nails, Powder, Firecracker Found At Christmas Market

German Christmas Market ‘Unlikely’ Target in Bomb Scare			Sean Gallup  Getty Images		by Breitbart London2 Dec 20170		2 Dec 2017		2 Dec 2017

Authorities on Friday defused an explosive device found near an outdoor Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam, near Berlin, Reuters reported.

According to reports, the suspicious package is reportedly 20 inches long and 16 inches wide and "has wires inside".

Police said later on Twitter that the package included "a cylindrical object with cables, batteries and nails but at this point no ignition device has been found". The affected area in the inner-city of Potsdam has been evacuated. He said it is not clear whether the package was a real weapon. They later tweeted that the device had been defused.

Both the market and the surrounding area have been evacuated as special forces investigate.

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A year ago on December 19, suspect Anis Amri of Tunisia drove a hijacked truck through crowds of people killing 11 and injuring dozens, Deutsche Welle reported.

Christmas markets opened across Germany on Monday at the start of the holiday season, fortified with concrete barriers and security staff to protect shoppers.

In December 2016, 12 people were killed at a Christmas market in Berlin - just 18 miles from Potsdam - when a lorry was hijacked and driven into crowds in an attack which was later claimed by so-called Islamic State. It lies about 40 kilometers southwest of Berlin.

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