Germany narrowly misses a suicide bomb attack by an Islamic State agent:
PLUS: RT video detailing aspects of this near miss by the German security apparatus. The potential bombing suspect is known as "Jaber al-Bakr":
BERLIN - A Syrian refugee arrested in Germany after explosives were found in a flat in the city of Chemnitz was planning to carry out attacks similar in scale to those in Brussels in March and in Paris last year, the German interior minister said on Monday.
"According to what we know, the preparations in Chemnitz are similar to the preparations for the attacks in Paris and Brussels," Thomas de Maiziere said in a statement.