The capital club is prohibited starting with the home match on Saturday (18.30 clock) against RB Leipzig “the Introduction of banners, banners, block flags and double holders,” it said in a notification on Thursday. The prohibitions apply “until Further notice” for both the home and the away areas at the Olympic stadium. Since Hertha to the “safety of all the spectators in the best possible way to ensure” in the future, tightened safety measures “, in particular, in the case of the inlet control”. The number of security personnel will be at the home games increased.

Well over 100 Fans in Berlin were attacked last weekend around the League duel Hertha, BVB (2:2) police officers with punches, flag poles and other objects. A total of 45 people had been injured in the riots, according to police.

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