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US Embassy

Berlin: Man in custody over suitcase bomb fears

He was stopped at the US Embassy.

A MAN IS in custody in Berlin over fears he had a suspected bomb in a suitcase he was trying to bring into the US embassy.

Berliner Zeitung says that security staff in the embassy, which is located on Pariser Platz, had called police.

It said that explosives experts examined the suitcase, but the contents were “harmless”. The man in custody is believed to be German and in his early 20s.

A video from the scene shows the entrance to the building cordoned off and a person dressed in black looking through a suitcase.

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