NewsPolice officers shot dead at traffic control – celebrities...

Police officers shot dead at traffic control – celebrities are shocked

Kusel – The death of two police officers who were shot dead during a traffic stop shook Germany. Politicians and celebrities are shocked by the crime.

Two police officers died near Kusel in Rhineland-Palatinate early Monday morning. The young officers were shot dead during a traffic check during a routine patrol, as LUDWIGSHAFEN24* already reported. The police are looking for the perpetrators, who are probably still armed. Meanwhile, more and more details are leaking out* of what happened in the morning hours.

Rhineland-Palatinate: Police officers shot at traffic control – Prime Minister Dreyer reacts on Twitter

At the same time, there are more and more reactions to the crime that shocks Germany. Many Twitter users report under the tweets from the Kaiserslautern police and express their condolences. Among them Weisser Ring eV: “It’s so bad, without words. Our thoughts are with the relatives of the victims and we would also like to express our condolences to all colleagues.” The search is currently underway in Rhineland-Palatinate* and Saarland, but the Baden-Württemberg police also write on Twitter: “Please help the search of the Kaiserslautern police.”

The state government of Rhineland-Palatinate has also issued a statement by Prime Minister Malu Dreyer. “The act is appalling. We are deeply saddened that two young people have lost their lives in the ministry. Our thoughts are with the relatives and colleagues,” said Prime Minister Dreyer.

Police officers shot dead in Kusel: celebrities and politicians express their condolences

Reactions to the death of the two young police officers also come from prominent public figures. TV presenter Dunja Hayali spoke up on Twitter and wrote: “Simply an incredibly terrible act. My sympathy and condolences go to the relatives, friends and colleagues…” Hayali shares the call for witnesses. CDU General Secretary Paul Ziemiak writes: “It is an act that leaves you stunned and sad. My thoughts are with the two police officers who were killed and their families. During these hours, I also think in particular of my colleagues from the Kaiserslautern police.”

Prime Minister Tobias Hans spoke from Saarland: “The news that a police officer was killed while on duty in Kusel has shocked me deeply and leaves me absolutely stunned. The Saarland police are using all means to support the Rhineland-Palatinate authorities in solving this terrible crime. My thoughts are with the relatives and I wish the families, friends and colleagues a lot of strength in these difficult hours.” (tobi) *LUDWIGSHAFEN24 is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

Russian and Ukrainian artists together in the circus

Only a two-hour flight away, Russian and Ukrainian soldiers are shooting at each other. Meanwhile, Russian and Ukrainian artists work and live together in circuses in Germany. War refugees are also welcome here.

New director defends ZDF war coverage

Change at the top of ZDF: Norbert Himmler succeeds director Thomas Bellut. How the new boss sees war reporting, what he says about ARD - and about Jan Böhmermann.

Eight months after the flood: fainting and tears in the Ahr Valley

Eight months after the flood disaster on the Ahr with 134 dead, there is still a lot to do. The promised quick and unbureaucratic help has by no means arrived everywhere.

Police murder: Arrest warrant against second man lifted

Free again: First, the arrest warrant against a 32-year-old from Saarland on suspicion of murder was lifted, now also for poaching.

Committee on Kusel: No evidence of mistakes by the authorities

He no longer had a gun license to own firearms. And yet the man is said to have shot two police officers. Could it have been prevented?