Al Qaeda planning chemical weapons attack on Germany

In this video and article from German news, what Die Welt describes as “Islamistically-oriented perpetrators” are planning to attack water supplies in Germany with highly lethal compounds.

According to a “risk analysis in Civil Protection” by the Federal Government, perpetrators motivated by Islamism were ready and capable “of acquiring larger quantities of chemicals and employing these.”

A chemical attack on the drinking water supply of apartment buildings, or on foodstuffs, is seen as a “realistic option”. Also, possible attacks against facilities or transports for the chemical industry had “a high-risk potential”.

For the full translation of this article in English, click here.