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Merkel's Motorcade Attacked

Police in Moldova have detained a 23-year-old man suspected of lobbing an incendiary device toward the motorcade of visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The Interior Ministry said Thursday that the object flew over the car of Prime Minister Vlad Filat, who was returning to Chisinau after a trip with Merkel to the country's famous Cricova wine cellars.

No one was injured. Merkel was in a bulletproof limousine, and security was tight during the trip. Merkel, the first German chancellor to visit the country, expressed support for reforms there.

(AP)

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