Germany-Netherlands Soccer Match Canceled After Bomb Threat
A suspicious package found inside a soccer stadium in Hannover prompted officials to cancel a planned match between Germany and the Netherlands.By Grant Suneson | November 17, 2015
A friendly, international soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands was canceled due to bomb threats 90 minutes before it was slated to begin. A suspicious package was found inside the stadium in Hannover, Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel planned to attend the match along with several of her top cabinet members. She was diverted before making it to the stadium, according to Mirror.
Europe is on heightened alert following the terror attacks in Paris on Friday; the bomb scare comes as Europeans try to get their lives back to normal.