Terror Alert Hamburg Islamist Speaks of Threat of Attacks in Germany

German officials are investigating apparent statements by a Hamburg Islamist recently arrested by US forces in Afghanistan about attack scenarios for terror strikes in Germany and neighboring countries. Ahmad S. is one of a number of Germany-based Islamists thought to have traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2009.
Police officers guard the entrance of the Taiba mosque, the Hamburg home to many Islamists that was closed by the city in August.

Police officers guard the entrance of the Taiba mosque, the Hamburg home to many Islamists that was closed by the city in August.

Foto: FABIAN BIMMER/ AFP
dsl -- with wires