Germany, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Riots during a football match in Rostock – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

2023-12-10: According to the sources from Sunday (10 December), several people, including at least one security official, sustained injuries after riots broke out during the 2nd Bundesliga football match between two groups in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Reportedly, the disruption began when Schalke fans breached the barrier separating them from the home supporters and set off pyrotechnics.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.