Raids across six German states on G8 terror fear

German authorities launched raids is six German states on Wednesday on concerns left-wing radicals were planning attacks to disrupt a Group of Eight (G8) summit in the Baltic resort of Heiligendamm next month, prosecutors said.

Raids across six German states on G8 terror fear
German authorities launched raids is six German states on Wednesday on concerns left-wing radicals were planning attacks to disrupt a Group of Eight (G8) summit in the Baltic resort of Heiligendamm next month, prosecutors said.

The prosecutor's office said in a statement that some 900 security officials were searching 40 sites in six northern German states on suspicions left-wing militants had formed a "terrorist organization" to target the G8 meeting.

"We suspect those targeted, who belong to the militant extreme-left scene, of founding a terrorist organization or being a member of such an organization, that is planning arson attacks and other actions to severely disrupt or prevent the early-summer G8 summit in Heiligendamm from taking place," the office said.
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