The brawl is over, the occasion was confused - now the clean up begins. The fight between two Youtube groups on the Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte on Thursday evening will have consequences for many Stakeholders.
"We had almost 100 police officers on the Alexanderplatz", it said on Friday morning from the police Bureau. Two police officers were injured - the thugs had used tear gas and police sprayed. In addition, the thugs had tried to pull police officers "in the crowd, what could prevent colleagues to happiness". Also on the side of the racket it will hurt given the number, however, is not known. "It was kicked, beaten with fists beat." The police seized apparently also weapons - around kitchen knife.
What had happened? In the early evening, the two groups had gathered at the Alexanderplatz - the call to one of the two Youtuber to his followers is to read under a photo in the social networks. There is also some evidence for a dispute that has raged for weeks between the Internet sizes.
The feud has shifted now, apparently, on the Alexanderplatz. About 400 people gathered there, according to the police from 17 o'clock and started in a timely manner with the dispute. It was not a scuffle but a fight. Not all were involved, but a large group - "about 50 people". The police went in between.
The first balance sheet: There were nine arrests. 13 criminal proceedings were initiated. The accusation: heavy country of peace-breaking and dangerous bodily injury. The people were not to get in the Morning - on video images, and especially the young men.
Links to the clan environment
As the wild brawl on the Alexanderplatz was completed, it went in the underground - on the platform of U-Bahn line U8. There are 20 bat is not beat up, only, there, they climbed into the highly dangerous track bed of the subway and threw sharp-edged Gravel. There, too, the Berlin police had to go massively in-between. At 21.30, the use was completed.
The Berlin police will probably contact the Youtubers and threat speeches. Whether you penalties, was in the Morning not known. Also the exact sequence and the call is yet to be determined.
In the case of the better-known of the Influencer is a young man around 20, called "ThatsBekir" and according to his Instagram profile in Stuttgart, lives. He has been on Youtube over 250,000 subscribers.
His opponent has been trading in the social networks under the name "Bahar al-Amood". His Videos are shot in Berlin, he belongs to an ethnic Arab family. The police confirmed to the Tagesspiegel that among the nine arrested, a Person is, the officials in particular, in connection with a criminal clan machinations known.
police Union: "It's fashion seems to be aware of the powder kegs to open"
On Friday morning, has reported to the police Union, GdP. "We see in the rapper scene and, increasingly, also in the case of other Influencers that you work around some very negligent with your impact, and it seems the fashion is, quite deliberately, barrels of powder, in order to generate more Followers, subscribers and clicks," said country Manager Norbert Cioma. And further: "It is more meaningful than to use his awareness for the young to Violence in order to provide a platform in Public and with full intention to take the risk that the situation escalates.“
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