The elite forces of the BRI also mobilized in Paris for PSG-Barça

The security system “considerably reinforced” by the authorities during the Champions League quarter-final first leg between PSG and Barça, Wednesday evening (9 p.m.), will also mobilize an elite unit. According to our information, police officers from the BRI (Research and Intervention Brigade), under the jurisdiction of the Paris Police Prefecture, will support the police deployed in the perimeter under very high surveillance of the Parc des Princes. The BRI is particularly specialized in the fight against terrorism.

Increased number of patrols, specialized resources…

“The system will mobilize intervention police officers in the immediate vicinity of the site,” a police source confirms. As well as an increased number of patrols and specialized resources, such as drones. » Additional mobile force units will also be deployed.

The announcement of the severe strengthening of this security system came following threats from the Islamic State jihadist group, a few weeks after the Moscow attack (more than 140 dead on March 22) and just over 100 days of the Olympic Games (July 26-August 11).


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