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    German Police Evacuate School Near Leipzig Over Bomb Threat

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    German police evacuated a vocational school in Borsdorf near the eastern city of Leipzig to search for hidden explosives, local law enforcement and media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The suspect is reportedly still at large. Police said students had been taken to an elementary school.

    "The Borsdorf vocational school has been completely evacuated," police in the state of Saxony tweeted, adding it was taking "extensive search measures."

    ​A large-scale police operation was launched after a man entered the school in the morning and claimed he carried explosives, according to the national news agency DPA.

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