Foiled terror plot in Heidelburg

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  1. nicodemus

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    Sep 3, 2001
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    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - A Turkish admirer of Osama bin Laden ( news - web sites) and the man's American fiancee who worked for the U.S. military were arrested for planning an attack on a U.S. base on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 suicide hijackings, German authorities announced Friday.

    The couple had 287 pounds of chemicals and five pipe bombs at the time of their arrest Thursday in an apartment near Heidelberg, where the U.S. Army in Europe has headquarters.

    The 25-year-old Turkish man had a picture of Osama bin Laden at his apartment, in addition to Islamic literature and a book about building bombs, said Thomas Schaeuble, the chief law enforcement officer for Baden-Wuerttemberg state....

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