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BERLIN—An attempted arson attack on a railway link in Germany's capital with three separate explosives devices was thwarted Tuesday, police said. It was the third in two days targeting railway operations in and around Germany's capital.
An arson attempt Monday on Berlin's central station using seven bottles filled with flammable liquid bundled together and linked to a fuse was thwarted at the last minute. A similar device exploded in a utility shaft next to a high-speed train line west of..
Originally posted by AGWskeptic
Norway shooter copycat?
Or one of the sleeper cells he spoke of?
In a message posted on a leftist website, a group calling itself Hekla Reception Committee -- Initiative for more Eruptions in Society claimed responsibility, saying it was targeting railway operations to protest Germany's roles in the Afghanistan war and as an arms exporter. The group's name is an apparent reference to Iceland's Hekla volcano.