German police have cordoned off an area surrounding a shopping center in Berlin following reports that a suspicious package was found nearby. Traffic in the area has been diverted, and trams and underground trains have been halted, German media report.
There is a heavy police presence in the area and reports about the package are still being investigated, the German media says.
Berlin police wrote in a Twitter post that officers are still investigating a suspicious situation and asked residents to be patient.
Full story: rt.com
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