German police have reportedly thwarted a terror attack at a football stadium in Hanover.
A game between the Netherlands and Germany was called off 90 minutes before kick off, after a truck filled with explosives was reportedly found outside the stadium.
But A German regional minister has told a press conference that no explosives were found.
And Interior Minister Thomas de Maizièreand said the match was cancelled due to “concrete information” of a threat, BNO News is reporting.
According to BNO he said information about a possible attack had been coming in since the Paris attacks, but information about the soccer match in Hanover was so specific that a decision was made to call off the game.
40,000 people evacuated from football stadium in Hanover, Germany – a van disguised as an ambulance has been found packed with explosives. — Lisa Wilkinson (@Lisa_Wilkinson) November 17, 2015