Germany v Netherlands Friendly Called Off After Bomb Threat

Germany v Netherlands Friendly Called Off After Bomb Threat

Germany’s friendly with the Netherlands on Tuesday was called off because of an “intention to ignite explosives” at the Hannover stadium.

Evacuation began less than two hours before kick-off after a “concrete security threat”, said the city’s president of police Volker Kluwe.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was set to attend the match at the 49,000-capacity HDI Arena.

The German national team’s players were put under police protection.

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