BREAKING: Car bomb fears as bomb squad rush to scene

Major alert in German capital amid fears a parked BMW is rigged up to explode.

Bomb disposal experts are probing a suspicious car found with “cables” and gas canister in the front seat.

Residences in the street have been evacuated, traffic has been diverted and several roads are shut.

A bomb disposal robot is currently on the scene.

Berlin police have tweeted a video of the remote control machine.

The robot is seen pulling up to the BMW and then smashing its window.

A bomb disposal specialist then approached the car.

Police say the suspect car was recently reported as stolen.

Shops, cafes and a nearby Lidl supermarket were cleared and people asked to stand behind a cordon.

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May 29th, 2017 by