Police in Germany's Bremen release two arrested over Islamist threat

March 1, 2015 11:43 AM

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BERLIN (Reuters) - Police in the northern German city of Bremen released two people early on Sunday who had been arrested in connection with a possible threat from Islamist extremists, a spokeswoman said.

Police had warned on Saturday of a heightened danger from Islamist militants in Bremen and said they had increased their presence in the city center and stepped up protection of the Jewish community.

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