German schools receive threatening emails, police investigate

It became clear very quickly that there was not a serious threat, says police spokesperson


Reuters October 17, 2016
German police patrol the Hauptbahnhof, Berlin's main train station, January 17, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS

BERLIN: At least 11 schools in eastern Germany received threatening emails on Monday prompting police to deploy officers, but there was no indication of actual danger.

"We found out from some schools in Leipzig this morning that they had received an email with threatening content. They were threatened with violence," a Leipzig police spokesperson said.

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At least nine schools in Leipzig and two in the city of Magdeburg received the emails.

"It became clear very quickly that there was not a serious threat," said a police spokesperson in Magdeburg.

COMMENTS (1)

Bunny Rabbit | 4 years ago | Reply Germany has a guilty conscience over its holocaust 70 years back. thats why they are letting so many immigrants in without paper checking. They are going to regret it sooner than expected.
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