A The armed man A state of emergency was created in Hamburg AirportGermany, in an incident authorities link to breaking into facilities with a vehicle and a minor hostage. Family conflict For custody of the woman.
The incident forced the airport to close and halt all flight operations.
An alleged assailant 35 years, He entered the airport complex around 8:00 PM local time and reached the landing area. scenes And threw two Incendiary devicesSimilar to this Molotov cocktailIt was extinguished by the fire services, a spokesman for the Federal Police told the newspaper. Weld.
Male partner, resident ArenaA nearby town HamburgThe spokesman had earlier warned security forces that the minor might be abducted, leading authorities to consider the incident. Kidnapping case.
“Everything points to the fact that we are dealing with an episode derived from a custody dispute“, the Hamburg police communicated through its profile on the social network X.
The police representative highlighted the fluid relationship with the accused and expressed his hope in reaching a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
“This is a very positive sign“, emphasized the spokesperson, who indicated that a special team of emergency personnel had been dispatched to address the situation. Police intervention and psychologists.
Passengers on the flight were evacuated on the tarmac and accommodated in a nearby hotel. So far, no injuries have been reported among the hostages or those responsible for the operation.
Due to the actions of the Central Police, the airport’s website announced that the flight has been temporarily suspended for take-off and landing.
The airport spokesperson added that under normal circumstances, six take-offs and 21 landings are expected after the facilities officially close at 8:24 p.m. About 3,200 passengers were affected by the incident.
Users who were evacuated from their flights described moments of panic and confusion. A traveler who was planning to travel Majorcashared with German press agency The initial observer assumed the fire would be extinguished without further consequences.
However, the situation worsened when gunshots were heard Terrifying experience.
Another traveler to the Balearic Islands reported that she could only take her handbag with her during evacuation. Although those present remained calm, the fear of the uncertainty of events was palpable.
(with information from Europa Press)
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