Germany: Bomb squad and police respond to false bomb alert in Berlin’s square Police and bomb disposal squad responded to a suspicious briefcase alert at Potsdamer Platz, on Saturday, which was later deemed a false alarm. Suspicious briefcase was found under a clock tower at the entrance to the station. Police cordoned off the busy city centre square, and upon examination the briefcase was... Еще deemed empty and harmless. Footage shows a bomb disposal officer opening a black and silver briefcase after inspecting it with an x-ray. Potsdamer Platz was on lockdown since approximately 14:00 local time causing traffic disruptions in Berlin's city center.