An Italian soldier patrols near a subway station in downtown Rome, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Police in Italy and Sweden tried to track down suspected militants and increased security around public buildings Thursday after receiving reports that attacks might be planned on their soil following last week's mass killings in Paris.Italy's foreign minister said possible attacks could be aimed at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome or the cathedral or La Scala theater in Milan. Both countries were on a high state of alert to guard against any possible attack.In Germany, Bild newspaper reported that a group of attackers had planned to set off multiple explosives in Hanover stadium at Tuesday night's friendly soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands, and to detonate a bomb in the city center.Swedish security services said they had concrete information about a possible attack on the country, days after the extremist attacks in Paris that killed 129 people.In Rome, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said security forces were working to identify five people suspected of planning possible attacks.European Union interior ministers are to agree on Friday to tighten checks at the external borders of the passport-free Schengen area to boost security after the Paris attacks, a draft document seen by Reuters showed.
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