Paramedics at the love parade: I first thought of an assassination

ten years Ago, came in derLoveparadein Duisburg, 21 people died. In front of the entry and exit of the site of the former Duisburg goods station, thousands of t

Paramedics at the love parade: I first thought of an assassination

ten years Ago, came in derLoveparadein Duisburg, 21 people died. In front of the entry and exit of the site of the former Duisburg goods station, thousands of techno fans huddled in a Tunnel. More than 650 people were injured, many of them have with the memories of the 24. July 2010 to fight.

Daniel Blum

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Kathrin Jakob

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The responsibility wanted to be neither the organiser Lopavent the City take on the forces responsible Ministry of the interior. The refusal of political responsibility to acknowledge, the citizens of Duisburg, especially your mayor Adolf Sauerland bad. A year and a half later, he was elected after a referendum of the people from Duisburg from the office, because he did not want to go voluntarily.

In may 2020, the court proceedings went without a judgment to the end. After lengthy investigations had to since December of 2017, employees of the city and the event organizer before the court to answer. Many of the seats 42 of the events traumatized in addition to plaintiff remained on the legal conclusion of the disaster appalled, to your court costs.

Daniel Assenmacher-Otto was at the time, as emergency paramedics in the use. A year later, he spoke on behalf of the rescue forces at the funeral ceremony in the MSV-stadium.The images he saw in Duisburg, he'll never forget, he says. In the VIDEO of the F. A. Z.-interview series about the events after the disaster, we talk with him about his use of, the doubt and its relationship to large-scale events, then and now.

part 1: click here to See the interview with Duisburg's former Lord mayor, Adolf Sauerland.

In the second part speaks to a Survivor: "I can still feel the feet on the back"

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 14:19

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