Report: Suspected suicide bomber arrested in Copenhagen
Sep 10, 2010, 16:56 GMT
Copenhagen - Police in Denmark arrested a suspected possible suicide bomber Friday following a small explosion at a hotel in central Copenhagen, media reports said.
Danish daily Extra Bladet showed on its website a photo of the suspect, who had reportedly attempted to blow himself up. Police did not immediately confirm the report.
No one was injured in the explosion at the Jorgensen Hotel. Police handcuffed the man after he was seen running away from the hotel and into the nearby Orstedsparken park. The park was evacuated and the surrounding streets were cordoned off as explosive experts were called in.
There have been fears of a possible attack by radical Islamist in Denmark ever since the 2005 publication by the Danish media of controversial cartoons depicting the Islamic prophet Muhammed.
Friday's bomb scare took place a day before the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks in the United States.