ANTI-TERROR police have swooped on six alleged ISIS plotters amid fears they were planning attacks on a Christmas market in Germany.
The Syrian men were arrested during raids involving 500 officers in the towns of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig.
According to local reports, the dawn raids were carried out at eight separate addresses after police received a tip-off from fellow refugees.
Mobile phones, laptops, SIM cards and other items were seized from the apartments.
It was not reported that explosive materials were found.
There are also reports the men had entered Germany with fake id after fighting for ISIS in Syria.
They are being held on suspicion of planning a co-ordinated attack on a Christmas market in the north western Germany using weapons and explosives.
The six suspects were identified as Syrian citizens aged between 20 and 28 who arrived in Germany as asylum-seekers between December 2014 and September 2015…
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