Uzbek masterminded bomb plot in Germany

The German federal police has identified an Uzbek man as one of the masterminds of a suspected plot to bomb a major US base and other targets in Germany, a report said on TuesdayThe man, Gofir Salimov, ordered Islamists to attack the US military airbase in Ramstein and US and Uzbek consulates in Germany, the ZDF broadcaster reported. German authorities believe they prevented the attacks with the arrest in September of three suspected Islamists, including two German converts to Islam, in a house in western Germany