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German police have arrested an Iranian national suspected of planning a terror attack, authorities in the country said on Sunday.

Police in the western town of Munster said the 32-year-old allegedly purchased unspecified quantities of cyanide and ricin toxins in preparation for an “Islamist-motivated attack”.

The suspect was arrested following an investigation by the Central Terrorism Prosecution Office of North Rhine-Westphalia, a unit of the Düsseldorf prosecutor’s office, according to police.

Police recovered materials during a search of the suspect’s home in the town of Castrop-Rauxel and an investigation is ongoing, police said.

Another person is also being held in connection with the case, police said, without providing further details.

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