FC Bayern and Borussia Dortmund increase security after IS image

In the IS image, football supporters outside the Allianz Arena in Munich, where the match is being held, are seen in a red goal shot. The police are now increasing their presence at the scene. There is also an Arabic script that means “after the match,” the paper writes.

The image was published on an Islamic State propaganda medium and uploaded to X on Friday night. According to Picture should it be the IS-Propaganda channel Sarh al-Khilafah.

The police: “Aware of the incident”

“We are aware of the incident and are investigating it intensively. As it stands, we have no concrete knowledge of any risk. We will monitor the match with increased staffing” write the police in Munich on X .

The club FC Bayern announced that it was in contact and cooperation with the police, the newspaper writes.

A spokesperson for the police tells NTV that the match will be played as planned at 6:30 p.m., but with an increased police presence in the form of task forces. At a match of this caliber, they normally have 300 to 500 police officers on site. “We will increase that number now,” he says. Exactly how many police officers will be at and around the stadium is not yet known.