Police search for harmful substances in the German city of Castrop-Rauxel. Photo: dpa
Police search for harmful substances in the German city of Castrop-Rauxel. Photo: dpa
Germany

Germany detains Iranian suspected of planning ‘Islamist-motivated’ cyanide, ricin attack

  • A 32-year-old was taken into custody, suspected of endangering life ‘by allegedly procuring cyanide, ricin to commit an Islamist-motivated attack’
  • Arrest was in city of Castrop-Rauxel in nation’s most populous state; there’s no antidote to ricin, which can kill from exposure to an amount as small as a pinhead

Police search for harmful substances in the German city of Castrop-Rauxel. Photo: dpa
Police search for harmful substances in the German city of Castrop-Rauxel. Photo: dpa
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