Maldives beefs up security after Sri Lanka bombings

The Maldives police and military conducted Sunday an emergency response exercise in the Greater Malé region in the wake of the deadly Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in the neighbouring Sri Lanka last month. The one-day training exercise focused on “inter-agency coordination” in responding to the discovery of a bomb or improvised explosive device, Brigadier General Hamid Shafeeq told state media. “We are testing our response and handling capabilities in countering terrorism and public protection through a joint exercise,” police chief Mohamed Hameed tweeted on Friday. “I am heading to the UK as part of a multi-agency delegation to engage with counterparts there to seek enhancement to our national capabilities on the same.” The training exercise was conducted after top level discussions were held last week “to constitute inter-agency security structures and devise efficient national responses for possible eventualities,” according to the National Counter-Terrorism Centre......................

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