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11/17/15

Germany: Hanover stadium evacuated over terror threat before Germany-Netherlands match

Police official Volker Kluwe told broadcaster NDR that there was "concrete evidence that someone wanted to detonate explosives" at the stadium, providing no other details. The Washington Post cited a security official as saying that the situation was related to Friday's attacks in Paris.

Police at the stadium urged spectators to calmly but quickly leave the stadium, saying the match had been canceled. “Do not stand still. Stay away from the stadium,” police said through loudspeakers.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to attend the match but had not yet arrived.
 

Read more: Hanover stadium evacuated over terror threat before Germany-Netherlands match - BNO News

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