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German hunt for Syrian bomb plot suspect expands to Europe

Policemen of a special unit are pictured at the Yorckgebiet district of Chemnitz, eastern Germany, where German police commandos hunting a fugitive Syrian bomb plot suspect raided a flat on October 9, 2016. Security was stepped up at airports and train stations as it was unclear whether the fugitive, Jaber Albakr, 22, was carrying more bomb-making material or weapons. Albakr had narrowly escaped police commandos at dawn on October 8, 2016 as they prepared to arrest him in his flat in the easte

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 10, 2016, on page 8.

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