12-year-old fails in 2 terrorist attacks, Germany

A 12 year old boy, in the western German city of Ludwigshafen planned and tried to execute two terrorist attacks, this month and one last month. His target was a local Christians market on November 26 and the areas near the city hall on December 5.

However, his backpack with explosives was noticed in the attempt and the passerby’s reported to the police, prompting for further investigation.

The boy has dual nationality, German and Iraqi. He is said to be strongly radicalized and could have been even instigated by the Islamic State. Read the full article here.

He is currently being held at the local youth office and won’t be charged because of his age.

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