German Rock Festival Evacuated Over 'Terrorist Threat': Police

There is a three-day "Rock am Ring" event, held at an arena near the southern city of Nuremberg.

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German Rock Festival Evacuated Over 'Terrorist Threat': Police

German police said that they are possessing a possible terrorist threat. (AFP File Photo)

Berlin, Germany:  One of Germany's biggest music festivals was evacuated 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 cannot be ruled out."

The three-day "Rock am Ring" event, held near the western city of Nuerburg, is scheduled to run until Sunday. It draws tens of thousands of people annually.

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