Germany: The City of Chemnitz is currently the scene of a major counter-terrorism operation. Sachsen Polizei are requesting via Twitter that no photos or images of the current operation be shared on traditional and social media.
- Police have extended the evacuation of local residents due to the nature of the ‘highly explosive’ materials
- A telephone information number for residents: 0371/3872027
- Suspect still at large: “We are looking for a suspect. If you can give relevant hints please call LKA 0351/8554114. Further information at: polizei.sachsen.de/de/45350.htm
- “Within the locked area please stay in your homes and follow the instructions of the police (here and on site)”
Police have stated that they are currently undertaking a major operation in Chemnitz. Police used explosives to gain access to a premises, thought to be in an appartment block. Local residents have been instructed to stay indoors and follow local law enforcement instructions.
We have used a file photograph of a training exercise, as current images will endanger Officers lives and also aid those evading Police.