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German rock festival evacuated over terrorist threat police

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Berlin One of Germany’s biggest music festivals was evacuates Friday over a possible terrorist threat, police said.

In a statement, police said they were in Possession of “concrete elements, in the light of Which a possible terrorist threat can not be ruled out.”

Rhineland-Palatinate Government Spokesman Joachim Winkler Told Reporters That there were the tips of a possible terrorist attack and That the Rock am Ring festival was shut down on its opening night as a precaution.

The German band Rammstein was the Friday night headliner, but had not yet started playing.

Organizer Marek Lieberberg Told Journalists at the scene he Hoped That The Annual three-day festival would be Able to resume on Saturday as planned, but That it was not yet clear.