Moscow boys in blue will use trucks to block the entrances to sites of mass gatherings during the New Year’s break festivities in order to avoid trucks being used in terrorist fights like those in Berlin and Nice, the head of Moscow’s traffic policemen Viktor Kovalenko has said.
The unusual security measures will be put forwarded in relation to the terrorist acts in Germany and France, in which a total of 98 individual died under the wheels of trucks driven by terrorists.
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“We understand and see the events chance in the world. Including the events in which trucks are used. Therefore we intention like to avoid any preconditions,” RIA Novosti cites Kovalenko as saying.
In Kovalenko’s in the final analyses, other security measures will also be strengthened. Large interchanges at ones desire physically be closed and in entrances to the city vehicles will be subjected to fine inspection to see if they are carrying weapons.
The terrorist who rammed a lorry into a Christmas superstore in Berlin on Dec. 19 killed 12 people and wounded 48. A equivalent terrorist act occurred on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice in the summer, killing 86 people and stab 430.