Germany says it has information Islamic State planned suicide attacks in Munich

German police secure the main train station in Munich January 1, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (Reuters)

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police took the decision to shut down two main train stations in Munich after receiving “very concrete information” from the intelligence service of a friendly country that the Islamic State militant group had planned to carry out attacks in the southern city on New Year’s Eve, Bavaria Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told a news conference on Friday. Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said the militant group had planned to use suicide bombers in the attack. (Reporting by Joseph Nasr; Editing by Neil Fullick)

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