A likely assassination attempt on German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly been foiled in Prague, reports the UK's Mirror.
Czech police halted an armed man in a black 4x4 Mercedes as he allegedly tried to join Merkel’s motorcade during her visit to the capital.
" The perpetrator has been detained,” police spokesman Josef Bocan said.
"He is suspected of attempting to cause a crime – specifically an attempt to use violence against an official.”
“The incident is currently being investigated by Prague detectives.”