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DThe Berlin police have confirmed {that a} grenade was discovered within the residence of former suspected RAF terrorist Daniela Klette in Kreuzberg. “Our forensic scientists have so far taken a grenade from the building on Sebastianstrasse in #Kreuzberg and rendered it harmless at another location,” the police mentioned on Platform X on Wednesday night. “Further items are currently being examined.” They needs to be eliminated.

In the night, an officer from the explosive ordnance disposal service introduced out an object that resembled a small grenade. He stowed the merchandise in a safety field in a automotive, as a dpa reporter noticed. “It looks like a mortar shell, but it's not, but it's very close,” mentioned a police officer.

The police had beforehand cleared the condo constructing early within the night and all residents needed to depart their flats. The sidewalk was closed. “Our forensic science team is currently investigating the potentially dangerous items found during the apartment search,” the police wrote on the Internet. At round 10 p.m. the exclusion zone was expanded, all the Sebastianstrasse was cordoned off and a few flats in one other constructing have been evacuated. “A building opposite is being partially evacuated to allow additional items to be removed,” the police mentioned.

During the course of Wednesday, the police found different weapons, as a spokeswoman for the Lower Saxony State Criminal Police Office confirmed on Wednesday night. The “Tagesspiegel” reported on firearms discovered. After Klette was arrested on Monday night, the police found, amongst different issues, magazines from a pistol and cartridges.

Search for accomplices Dust and Garweg

Klette was arrested on Monday night in her condo on the fifth flooring and was taken into custody after being recognized by fingerprints. After Klette was caught, investigators additionally arrested one other suspect in Berlin primarily based on additional unspecified info, however he was launched once more. Klette is meant to guide the investigators on the path of her accomplices Ernst-Volker Staub (69) and Burkhard Garweg (55), who’re nonetheless being sought at excessive pace. Klette didn’t present any details about the allegations to the accountable investigating decide on the Verden district courtroom, as a spokeswoman for the Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice mentioned.

The Verden public prosecutor's workplace accuses the three former members of the left-wing terrorist Red Army Faction (RAF) of tried homicide and a sequence of great robberies in Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia between 1999 and 2016. The investigators assume that the accused dedicated the crimes with the intention to get cash for his or her underground life.