Carnival street parade canceled in Germany because of Islamist terror attack threat

February 15, 2015 11:30 AM

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Carnival street parade canceled in Germany because of Islamist terror attack threat

Carnival parade organizers and police discuss in Braunschweig, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Police in Braunschweig cancelled a popular carnival street parade because of fears of an imminent Islamist terror attack. Police spokesman Thomas Geese said police received credible information that there was a “concrete threat of an attack” on Sunday’s parade and therefore called on all visitors to stay at home. Braunschweig’s carnival parade is the biggest one in northern Germany and draws around 250,000 visitors each year. (AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte) (The Associated Press)

A woman dressed up for carnival talks to a policeman in Braunschweig, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Police in Braunschweig cancelled a popular carnival street parade because of fears of an imminent Islamist terror attack. Police spokesman Thomas Geese said police received credible information that...

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