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Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack: Officials

Brazil’s Interim President Will Hold An Emergency Meeting With Cabinet Ministers Today To Bolster Security For Next Month’s Olympics, Officials Said After A Suspected Terrorist Attack In The French City Of Nice.

PTI | Updated on: 15 Jul 2016, 10:38:00 PM


Brazil’s interim president will hold an emergency meeting with cabinet ministers today to bolster security for next month’s Olympics, officials said after a suspected terrorist attack in the French city of Nice.

“We think we will have to intensify the security monitoring system. We will have to increase the number of checkpoints and controls,” Defense Minister Raul Jungmann told TV station Globo. He said interim president Michel Temer would huddle with ministers today afternoon in response to the Nice attack, which killed at least 84 people.

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First Published : 15 Jul 2016, 10:28:00 PM

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