Germany closes famous glass dome at Berlin’s Reichstag to visitors as terror fears mount

November 23, 2010


By Allan Hall
Last updated at 3:33 PM on 22nd November 2010

 

The world famous glass dome atop the Berlin Reichstag has been closed to all visitors as fears mount of an impending terrorist attack in the capital.

German parliament closed the dome, designed by Lord Foster, which thousands of tourists usually visit daily for unparalleled views of the city on Monday

The 116-year-old Reichstag building houses Germany’s parliament and is now thought to be the number one target for a commando squad plotting a Mumbai-style massacre.

Enlarge   Security has been stepped around the Reichstag, Germany's parliament in Berlin. This comes after fears of an attack by Islamic extremists Security has been stepped around the Reichstag, Germany’s parliament in Berlin. This comes after fears of an attack by Islamic extremists

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1331973/Germany-closes-Berlins-Reichstag-visitors-terror-fears-mount.html#ixzz165vThQB8

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