Christmas market terror warning issued for destinations including Germany and Spain


THE UK Foreign Office has warned Brits of the “threat of terrorism” at a number of Christmas Market destinations.

They have updated their travel advice for countries including Germany, France and Spain.

 Brits have been warned to stay vigilant at Christmas markets abroad

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Brits have been warned to stay vigilant at Christmas markets abroadCredit: Getty – Contributor

Countries such as Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands are also popular this time of year due to the festivities throughout the cities.

However, the government has warned Brits to stay vigilant due to the potential risks.

The advice states: “There is a general threat from terrorism.

“There may be increased security in place over the festive period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds.

 There is still a "threat of terrorism" during the festive season

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There is still a “threat of terrorism” during the festive seasonCredit: Alamy

“You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities.”

A terror attack at a Berlin Christmas market in 2016 left 12 people dead after a stolen lorry was driven through the streets.

In 2018, five people were killed following a terrorist attack at Srasbourg’s Christmas market.

Despite the warning, most visits to the Christmas markets are without any problems.

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