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    Berlin Police Arrest Man on Suspicion of Carrying Bomb to US Embassy

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    German police arrested a man on Friday on suspicion of carrying a bomb to the US embassy in Berlin, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the German B.Z. newspaper, the man was arrested in Berlin after he became violent and claimed to have a "bomb" in his suitcase.

    The newspaper added that the 23-years-old was standing in front of the US embassy when he started to threaten to avenge the death of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

    The contents of the man's bag were investigated by a police robot, according to the newspaper. No further details have been made available.

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