Firefighter for a fire engine with blue lights: police and fire brigade arrived in Hamburg after a passerby discovered a suspicious object at a bus stop. (Source: image)
Bomb alert in Hamburg: a passerby discovers a suspicious object at a bus stop in Hamburg. The police arrive – and brings a demolition master of the LKA.
The police moved to a large-scale operation in the Rotherbaum district of Hamburg on Sunday evening, after a passerby had discovered a suspicious object at a bus stop.
According to a report from the newspaper "Bild" the man found two glass tubes and a timer on a bench at the bus station Bezirksamt Eimsbüttel. He immediately warned the police.
#EinsatzfuerHamburg on Sunday evening https://t.co/SeQHmLdoQJ
– Fire brigade Hamburg (@FeuerwehrHH) September 2, 2018
Fire service police and fire brigade therefore closed the area around the bus stop and added a dejager of state crime. A spokesman for the fire department said on the spot that the police had discovered a dangerous material situation, but initially secured the object.
– Thomas Knoop (@Thomas_BILDde) September 2, 2018
Further backgrounds are still unclear. According to "image", the content was a still unknown liquid. The investigations are apparently still underway. The road closure was lifted again.