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10 Oct 2019 | 04:15 PM UTC

Denmark: Heightened border security as of November

Denmark News Alert

Government to increase controls at Swedish border as of November 12

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Copenhagen). COUNTRY/REGION Denmark


The Danish government announced on Thursday, October 10, that it would increase security controls along its border with Sweden beginning on November 12. Denmark's Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup said the decision was made in an effort to clamp down on cross-border crime. Swedes are suspected to be behind several attacks in Copenhagen this year. 

A heightened security presence, increased checkpoints, transportation delays, and processing delays are to be expected on the Øresund Bridge, which connects Denmark to Sweden


Individuals in the affected areas are advised to anticipate a greater security presence, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, and minimize movement at or near the affected borders.


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