At the four airports in the state of Baden-Württemberg, the police have increased the security measures. Are affected, according to a communication from the Reutlingen-based police

Stuttgart, Friedrichshafen, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Mannheim.

Background trials information on possible Spying at the Stuttgart airport.

the Attention of the investigators were, according to a spokesman with video. There were several Suspects. Arrests there had been none. So far there is only information on spying attempts made in Stuttgart but not at the other three airports.

information came from French authorities, as the German press Agency learned from security circles. A week ago, had already been in Paris, Airport Charles de Gaulle sniffed.

The situation at the Stuttgart airport, according to a Reuters survey, probably an isolated case. Give it to the airports in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt/Main and Düsseldorf, no increased security precautions due to the possibility of spying attempts.

machine guns and protective vests

police officers were stationed with machine guns and protective vests in the Terminals and on Patrol, said a police spokesman. It was a “purely a precautionary measure”. Of a specific hazard one not currently.

The information about the alleged spying attempt had not yet been finally evaluated. Therefore, the security arrangements would have to remain for the time being aggravated. The flight operation in Stuttgart is still in the “normal”, as a spokesperson for the airport company said.


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