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Hundreds of elite police officers provide reinforcement in Paris after terrorist threats

This evening, the PSG – FC Barcelona match will take place at the Parc des Princes. A safety device reinforced was é put in place after messages of terrorist threats on the stadiums hosting the Champions League.

In several messages posted on social networks, the terrorist organization Islamic State has uttered: threats of attacks during the various matches of the quarter-finals of the Champions League. In one of the visuals, an ISIS fighter was carrying an assault rifle with the inscription "Kill Them All" (kill them all). Another showed a message which referred to the 2015 attacks which took place near the Stade de France. This Wednesday evening at the Parc des Princes took place ;eacute;rolls the match between PSG and FC Barcelona &√†grave; 9 p.m. 

To guarantee security, an important system is deployed. around the stadium. According to a police source from the Parisien, "additional mobile force units will To be deployed to supervise sports events. Intervention police officers should also position themselves in the "immediate surroundings of the site". Patrol drones are also mobilized, as is the Research and Intervention Brigade, according to the AFP. 1000 agents in total are deployed for the event.

The General Directorate of Security interior "is particularly è 'work to provide preventive or, if necessary, curative information", assured Gérald Darmanin. The Minister of the Interior led a meeting on Tuesday evening to organize the entire security system. The pre-match procession was also held. canceled. Similar measures have been taken. taken in neighboring countries in particular à Madrid for the meeting between Real and Manchester City, just like à London for Arsenal against Bayern Munich. 

Jean-Charles Brisard, president of the Center for the Analysis of Terrorism, questioned about by RMC, invited&eac; the supporters à go to the stadium and not give in to the "terrorist blackmail". "This is not a direct threat from a terrorist organization. These are calls launched by a media organ of the Islamic State, he added. ;cisé. If measures have been taken taken, he still admits that “zero risk does not exist”. 

Prisca Thevenot, government spokesperson, has, according to BFMTV, < /i>for its part affirmed; that there was no proven threat for the PSG-Bar match, specifying that the safety device is also "reinforcedé with regard to the Vigipirate plan which was é triggered two days after the terrorist attack in Russia.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116