German city protects Christmas markets from vehicular jihad massacres with gift-wrapped car barricades
German Christmas markets: City protects pedestrians with gift-wrapped car barricades,” DW, November 24, 2017 (thanks to Steve):
Cities across Germany are boosting security for Christmas market season, following the deadly truck rampage in Berlin last year. The city of Bochum put out massive car barricades – and then giftwrapped them.
Was this some EU-wide order that went out — put a happy face on the rapidly escalating jihad?
“Hull’s anti-terror bollards wrapped up for Christmas,” by Sophie Corcoran, Hull Daily Mail, November 22, 2017:
Anti-terror bollards in Queen Victoria Square have been wrapped and packaged as Christmas presents ahead of the city’s light switch-on.
The bollards outside the Maritime Museum and Hull City Hall have had a makeover and now resemble presents underneath Christmas trees.
Thursday night’s big switch-on will include fireworks and a light display.
The city will be bathed in a spectacular winter lighting turned on by the Lord Mayor of Hull and six-year-old Bransholme boy Daniel Carter.
Alongside the Christmas trees, stunning white LED lights will illuminate King Edward Street, Whitefriargate, Ferensway, Prospect Street and Jameson Street giving a huge 360 degrees of illumination across the whole of the city centre….