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    France held exercises to prevent a terrorist attack during Euro 2016

    There is an increased number of indications that ISIS, al-Qaida or An-Nusra want to attack the West

    Baku. 31 May. REPORT.AZ/ At the stadium “Olimpik Park” in the suburbs of Lyon on Monday held large-scale exercises to prevent terrorist attacks during the championship of Europe on football, Report informs citing the Russian media, this information was spread by the management of the stadium and the security Department.

    According to the information, before the match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland two of the suicide bomber undermined himself near the entrance to the stadium. 10 fans killed, another 80 wounded. In the crowd there is a strong panic, which is necessary to prevent the security arena, the police and the gendarmerie.

    French media reported that the exercise involved several hundred people, including members of the city hall of Lyon and the nearby cities of UEFA. Fans portrayed by volunteers, some of whom had to play the role of victims, including the injured as foreigners who do not know French language.

    Special attention was paid to ensuring control over the area where the attack occurred to prevent penetration of the other fighters. Only after that the “victims” missed doctors and rescuers.

    Recently the German intelligence services have warned of probable terrorist attacks in France during the world Cup, which will be held from 10 June to 10 July. According to the head of the German intelligence Hans-Georg Maassen, accurate data about specific impending attacks there, but the possibility exists.

    “There is an increased number of indications that ISIS, al-Qaida or “An-Nusra” want to attack the West,” said Maassen.

    In mid-may, the National Assembly voted to extend the country’s state of emergency for another two months – until the end of July. Special security measures will be in effect in the country on the period of holding the European championship on football and also Cycling race “Tour de France”.

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