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Man arrested in Frankfurt bomb threat

28 January 2004

FRANKFURT – Police shut down five tracks at the huge Frankfurt central train station Wednesday and arrested an Indian man who claimed to have planted a bomb.

German border protection police said that experts were examining a suitcase belonging to the suspect which had been left at a train platform. The Indian national who was arrested had told a travel bureau that he had a bomb with him, police said.

Five tracks were shut down for safety reasons while the suitcase was being examined, disrupting train traffic in and out of the railway station.

Further details were not immediately available.

Subject: German news