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December 6, 2017

Suspicious package prompts evacuation notice at German Christmas market


A suspicious package prompted the evacuation of the Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam earlier today.

The package in question was reportedly delivered to a local pharmacy. An employee opened it, only to discover that it contained wires, nails, and an unidentified powdered substance.

The discovery prompted the evacuation of several buildings and a nearby Christmas market.

German police could not confirm whether the device was genuine or an elaborate hoax.

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