2018-04-09 11:26:20 UTC
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's federal prosecutor's office says special forces have
raided apartments across the country in connection with allegations that at
least eight people were involved in creating a far-right terrorist
The prosecutor's office said the raids took place Sunday morning and were
targeting members of the far-right Reichsbuerger movement that does not
accept the rules of today's Germany, but identifies with the state system of
the German Kaiserreich area from 1871-1918.
Authorities searched homes in Berlin, Brandenburg and the eastern state of
Thuringia on suspicions that the accused started forming an organization
last year at the latest. Authorities were also investigating the killings of
some people and say the group may have procured weapons to enforce their
The prosecutor's statement said no one was detained during the raids.