German Christmas market evacuated after improvised nail bomb is found

Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam has been evacuated after an explosive device, believed to be a nail bomb, was delivered to a pharmacy nearby.

Police have now defused the device after having cordoned-off the area.

It was first delivered to a pharmacy but was reported as suspicious by an employee who opened it and found wires inside, local media reported.

Police spokesman Torsten Herbst said it was not yet clear exactly what the device – which has been destroyed – was made of.

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Source: MailOnline