Germany's trains hit by series of firebombs

Published 13 October 2011

German authorities are working to secure the nation’s rail lines after fifteen firebombs were discovered in seven different locations; hundreds of trains have been delayed due to partial shut-downs of railways; no one has been injured in any of the arson attacks; Germany’s Federal Prosecutor’s Office, which is responsible for terrorism-related crimes, has taken control of the investigation; a left-wing organization claimed responsibility for the firebombs citing opposition to Germany’s role in the Afghanistan War

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