The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Bag of explosives found on street in Danish capital
ByREUTERS
September 17, 2012 11:42

COPENHAGEN - A bag of explosives was found on a street of the Danish capital Copenhagen early on Monday and bomb specialists were attempting to determine its origin.

Police sealed off the street in the Sydhavn district of Copenhagen after the bag was discovered by a passer-by in the early hours, while dogs searched the area for potentially more explosives.



"Something points to the explosive being of military origin," police Deputy Chief Superintendent Henrik Jakobsen said.

"Specialists are now analyzing the explosive while police are trying to determine how it has ended up in the middle of a Copenhagen street," he said.

Denmark has foiled several attempted militant attacks since daily newspaper Jyllands-Posten published cartoons lampooning the Prophet Mohammad in 2005.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 23, 2017
US imposes sanctions on alleged Syria militant leaders

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 5 - 17
    Beer Sheva
    8 - 17
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 7 - 15
    Jerusalem
    8 - 16
    Haifa
  • 10 - 23
    Elat
    7 - 18
    Tiberias