No explosives found in package sent to German president

April 19, 2013 21:46

BERLIN - A suspicious package sent to German President Joachim Gauck's office on Friday and destroyed by police did not contain explosives, federal investigators said.

Earlier, a spokesman for Gauck said police had carried out a controlled explosion of the package, in a park next to the presidential palace in central Berlin.Federal investigators said their tests had shown there were no explosives, despite the earlier suspicions of the bomb disposal experts.

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