Germany: Rock festival evacuated over ‘terrorist threat’

Over 80,000 festival goers were evacuated from the Rock am Ring music festival near Nuremberg on Friday, after police received a information warning of a terror threat. Organisers issued a statement asking for all visitors to leave the festival site and return to the camping area after being warned about a “terrorist threat”. Following the Manchester Arena attack, all precautions are being taken, and 1,200 officers have been deployed to the site and put on high alert. The festival was due to take place until Sunday. Headliners included Rammstein, System of a Down and Liam Gallagher.



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