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24 Dec 2019 | 06:16 AM UTC

Bangladesh: Police issue security notice for Dhaka December 24

Police issue security notice regarding Christmas service in churches in Dhaka on December 24; remain vigilant

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Event

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) issued a security notice on Monday, December 23, for those attending Christmas services in churches in the capital on Tuesday, December 24, due to perceived security threats. has Police have announced that additional security personnel will be deployed around churches and increased security measures, such as searches, would be implemented throughout the day. 

Advice

Individuals in Dhaka, and Bangladesh in general, are advised to be aware of their surroundings, use caution and report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and follow instructions issued by local authorities.