News Alerts

11 Dec 2018 | 11:43 PM UTC

France: Police close roads in Strasbourg December 11 /update 2

France News Alert

Authorities close A35 and RN4 roads in Strasbourg as security forces contain suspected shooter December 11; security operation ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/11/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/12/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Strasbourg

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

French authorities blocked access to A35 and RN4 towards Kehl in the Neudorf area of Strasbourg as of 23:59 (local time) on Tuesday, December 11, as a security operation is ongoing in the city. Security forces have reportedly cornered the suspected gunman who opened fire on a crowd at a Christmas market earlier in the evening. At least two people have been killed and another 14 wounded in the incident. The suspect had been flagged for radicalization by French intelligence services and antiterrorism police units have taken over the investigation. A heavy police presence and associated transportation disruptions are anticipated in central Strasbourg in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Strasbourg are advised to remain vigilant, report all suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news