22:14 GMT21 January 2021
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    Large police presence is seen at the five-star hotel Fuerstenhof in German city of Leipzig following a bomb threat call, local media reported Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police received the phone call at 2:50 a.m. [12:50 GMT] with heavily armed police units arriving at the hotel shortly, Leipziger Volkszeitung reported. Police are blocking all hotel exits and searching cars parked outside. The hotel was not evacuated.

    ​In July, two lone-wolf attacks were carried out in the Bavarian cities of Ansbach and Wuerzburg, both claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, which is banned in Germany and Russia as well as many other countries.

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