In western Germany a large quantity of explosives was found in possession of persons connected with the far right. The German authorities suspect they were planning an attack on refugee centers and mosques. -Vasilis Chronopoulos 

The prosecutor’s office in the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate is investigating whether two men arrested last month for storing large amounts of explosives were members of the Old School Society (OSS), a right-wing terror group suspected of planning attacks on refugee centers and mosques, the magazine “Spiegel” reported on Saturday.

The pair – a man aged 18 from Lauterecken and another aged 24 from Mettmann near Düsseldorf – were detained on December 29.

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