‘Strongly Radicalized’ 12-Year-Old Fails To Blow Up German Christmas Market
A 12-year-old German-Iraqi boy with ties to Islamic State failed to detonate a bomb in his backpack at a German Christmas market, prosecutors confirmed Friday.
The failed attempt took place Nov. 26 at the market in Ludwigshafen. He gave up after the device didn’t detonate, but returned Dec. 5 for a second attempt. Passersby managed to spot the boy as he placed the bag in a bush by the town hall, and bomb specialists carried out a controlled explosion to clear the danger. – READ MORE