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BERLIN (Reuters) - German elite police have arrested a 27-year old German man suspected of having explosives in his apartment and planning an attack at a festival in the eastern town of Eisenhuettenstadt, Germany's Focus magazine reported on Wednesday.

The magazine reported the man had a Salafist background.

Police were not immediately available to comment. The interior ministry in the state of Brandenburg declined to comment.

(Writing by Madeline Chambers)


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