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The European Championship is shocked by a massive tragedy: “deaths and serious injuries” – offside

The European Championship is shocked by a massive tragedy: “deaths and serious injuries” – offside

We are now on the second day of the European Championships, and Switzerland was able to celebrate for the first time. Later tonight, Spain and Italy will also begin their tournament campaigns. In Germany, people were stunned by a serious tragedy that had disastrous consequences.

Fear comes true

Before the European Championships, there were already fears of an attack, which is why all security services became on high alert. The first matches also went smoothly on and around the field, although there was some serious drama Saxony-Anhalt.

On Friday evening, police shot a man who stabbed several people (for no reason) at a European Championship party. Three people were reportedly seriously injured Bild.

Serious threats to police

According to the German newspaper, it is possible that the man attacked someone elsewhere. When he then threatened police, the suspect was shot. He later died in hospital.

At this moment nothing is known about the motive and whether the “attack” is also directly linked to the European Championship. It concerns a 27-year-old man of Afghan origin.

The police are likely to be more vigilant after this incident. In any case, all major sporting events are under the magnifying glass due to rising tensions in large parts of the world.

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