London police review security plans after Berlin, Ankara attacks

London police said on Tuesday (Dec 20) they are reviewing their plans for protecting public events over the festive period after Russia’s ambassador was killed in Ankara and a truck plowed into people at a Christmas market in Berlin.

  • Posted 20 Dec 2016 18:01

Armed police personnel patrolling in London’s Trafalgar Square on Aug 4, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Daniel Leal-Olivias)

LONDON: London police said on Tuesday they are reviewing their plans for protecting public events over the festive period after Russia’s ambassador was killed in Ankara and a truck plowed into people at a Christmas market in Berlin.

“The Metropolitan Police has detailed plans for protecting public events over the Christmas and New Year period,” police said in a statement.

“As a matter of routine, as a precaution, we review our plans after attacks overseas, and we are doing so at present following the awful incidents in Berlin and Ankara last night.”

– Reuters

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