Syrian refugees capture terrorism suspect and hand him over to German police

October 10, 2016 5:15 PM

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A Syrian refugee suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Germany on behalf of Islamic State was captured by police early Monday in the eastern city of Leipzig after another Syrian lured him to an apartment, tied him up with the help of other refugees and turned him over to police.

Jaber Albakr, a 22-year-old refugee, had been on the run and the subject of a nationwide manhunt since Saturday when he fled an apartment in Chemnitz, near the Czech border, just as police stormed it. Authorities said they found a cache of explosives and other bomb-making material inside the Chemnit...

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