New military section to face ‘Paris-like’ apprehension attacks

The clumsily-named “Evidence-gathering and Arrest Unit Plus” (BFE+) will support a existent chosen anti-terror organisation GSG 9 in a eventuality of a militant attack.

Its 50 officers – who will be increased to 250 subsequent year – will join in warrant rescues and other “tough situations”, Federal Police arch Dieter Romann said.

Officers from Germany’s new BFE+ Federal Police section during an practice on Wednesday. Photo: DPA

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told reporters during BFE+’s bottom nearby Berlin that a section was a initial doctrine to be drawn from a harmful attacks that killed 130 people and harmed dozens some-more in a French collateral on Nov 13th.

“The confidence services have to adjust themselves” to a new towering turn of confidence threat, de Maiziere said.

He combined that as good as a BFE+, a Federal Police was also recruiting vast numbers of new officers.

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