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Asian Games To Employ 30,000 Policemen At Regional Event

Last update: 13/02/2018
 
JAKARTA, Feb 13 (Bernama) -- A total of 30,000 police personnel will take part in traffic management and security during the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia this year, according to the committee of the regional sporting event, reported China\'s Xinhua news agency reported.

Disclosing this here on Tuesday, Member of the committee, INASGOC Senior Commissioner Unggul Sedyantoro said that the police personnel would secure sport venues, athletes' dormitories and hotels.

"The number of personnel to be dispatched is in line with demand," Sedyantoro said. He stressed that the focus of the security and traffic management would be mainly during football matches, which will take place in two satellite cities of Bogor and Bekasi, and Bandung city, the provincial capital of West Java province.

"Measures must be taken in anticipating the possible disturbance in the centres of traffic jams," Sedyantoro added.

Indonesia's capital of Jakarta witnesses traffic jams in some parts of the city, particularly during rush hours, as the city is surrounded by four satellite cities.....

 
 
 

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