Defendant Sief Allah H. holds a folder in front of his face at the start of his trial on June 7, 2019 at a court in Duesseldorf, western Germany. (AFP/dpa/Federico Gambarini)
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Chief prosecutor Verena Bauer told the court the couple had planned to build a bomb with ricin and steel balls, and that they had purchased "nearly all the required parts" for the explosive.News weekly Der Spiegel has reported that the couple was believed to have already been radicalized when they met online in 2014 .Sief Allah H., a former street vendor and laborer in Tunisia, in 2015 married Yasmin H., an unemployed doctor's assistant and mother of seven children from four different fathers, the report said.Later, the couple decided to prepare an attack in Germany itself, and also bought a hamster to test the potency of the ricin.
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