ARRESTED: Brothers plotting terror attack on Germany’s largest shopping centre

ARRESTED: Brothers plotting terror attack on Germany’s largest shopping centre

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The pair, from Kosovo, are believed to have been planning an attack in the busy shopping district of Oberhausen, northwest Germany.

Essen police said: “The 28 and 31-year-old brothers born in Kosovo are suspected of having prepared a possible attack in the shopping centre in Oberhausen.”

Security forces scoured houses and vehicles in the Duisburg, Marxlohe and Bruckhausen neighbourhoods.

The pair were arrested in the German city of Duisburg, just nine miles away from Oberhausen.

The plotted attack is believed to have been targeted at the CentrO shopping centre, according to the Essen police Twitter account.

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