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    German Prosecution Requests Arrest of Woman Suspected of Preparing Bio Attack

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The German Public Prosecutor's Office said in a statement that it had requested to arrest a woman suspected of preparing an attack with the use of biological weapons in Germany and having links to the Daesh* terror group.

    "The Public Prosecutor's Office has requested today (July 24, 2018) … the arrest of the 42-year-old German citizen Yasmin H.," the statement said.

    The woman is suspected of assisting her husband Sief Allah H. in preparing a massive attack with the use of biological weapons in Germany.

    The family tried to buy explosive substances in Poland and started to produce the highly toxic carbohydrate-binding protein of ricin at home. They got 84.3 milligrams of ricin and bought a hamster to test effects of the toxin.

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    Yasmin H. and Sief Allah H. are also suspected of having links to the Daesh terror group.

    "The spouses Yasmin and Sief Allah H. had a desire to travel to Syria and join the so-called Islamic State there … Yasmin H. contacted with unspecified persons, who were to help them to join IS," the statement said adding that the couple failed to join the terror group.

    Later on Tuesday, a court will decide whether to arrest Yasmin H. He husband was arrested on June 12 in the city of Cologne.

    *Daesh (also known as ISIS/ISIL/IS) is a terrorist group banned in Russia

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