German police defuse home-made bomb found on train
03 Oct 2020
German police officers patrol in Berlin, Germany, on Saturday. Christia/Reuters
Police in Germany said on Saturday they had defused a suspicious device found on a regional train overnight near the western city of Cologne, as the country celebrated the 30th anniversary of its reunification.
Bild newspaper reported that the device was a home-made bomb capable of causing serious injuries, adding that it had been discovered by a cleaner in a cardboard box hidden in one of the train's compartments.