At least five German courts in the cities of Kiel, Erfurt and Magdeburg have received bomb threats.
The Magdeburg and Erfurt courts were evacuated due to threats sent via e-mail, the newspaper Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung reports.
The Kiel court received a similar threat during the night, the newspaper said, adding that the police were looking into the building dogs.
Police in the western state of Hesse today said that Twitter had evacuated a courthouse in the city of Wiesbaden after a suspicious object had been found.
And a regional court in Potsdam also received a bomb by email, police said.
What we know far away:
The authorities are combing the premises of the buildings with the dogs.
Police said the assailant or anonymous assailants had threatened to detonate explosive devices in the various regional courts.
In Wiesbaden, a suspicious packag and was discovered in court. The police blocked the streets in the surrounding area.
Police are trying to determine the source of threatening emails
Others to come