The Geneva Swiss authorities have strengthened security measures from-for search of suspects involved in terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015. The Department of security announced that police have increased the number of officers on the streets and promises to strengthen vigilance, reports Reuters. Official sources do not report how many people searched for.
The security officer of the European branch of the UN located in Geneva, reported that Swiss authorities are looking for “four guys” that are associated with an event in the French capital with explosions and possibly are in the area. The guards of the so-called Palace of Nations even supplied with automatic weapons.
Meanwhile, the European Parliament Committee on civil liberties approved a new scheme for the tracking of extremists. Under this scheme, the security personnel will have access to information about airline passengers. Most likely, the corresponding project will be approved at the meeting of the European Parliament in January or February. The documents were “at the table” for about two years, but the terrorist attacks in Paris gave them relevance, reports AP.
A series of terrorist attacks in Paris took place on 13 November. Terrorists opened fire in several districts of the city, including the restaurant Le Petit Cambodge. Three explosions made by suicide bombers, occurred near the Stade de France, which hosted a friendly match of football teams of France and Germany, which was attended by French President Francois Hollande. At a rock concert at the “Bataclan”, the criminals took hostages. According to the latest data, in a series of attacks killed 130 people, 352 people were injured.
Responsibility for attack was assumed banned in the Russian Federation terrorist group “Islamic state” (DAYS). The attackers were killed by police bullets or explosions’re wearing suicide belts. The alleged organizer of the attacks of Salah Abdeslam previously searched in Belgium, but did not find. The media reported that he fled to Syria. On 2 December there was information that he may be in Europe, in particular in the territory of Germany.
After the terrorist attacks French President Francois Hollande urged to create a United force to combat terrorism, which would include the US and Russia. He also declared a state of emergency, which is now extended for three months. This resolution was approved by the French Senate.