Daily Archives: June 30, 2008

Strong Angel III: Integrated disaster response demonstration Working together to save lives by improving information flow across boundaries In 2006, more than 800 volunteers from a diverse group of organizations gathered in San Diego, California, to undertake Strong Angel III, … Continue reading

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QinetiQ introduces suicide bomber detection systems

QinetiQ North America Technology Solutions Group announced the release of two suicide bomber detection systems. The SPO-20 and SPO-7R are non-imaging passive remote detection systems that can reveal the presence of potential suicide bombers and other anomalies, at ranges out … Continue reading

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Nigeria (Country threat level – 5)

According to reports on 30 June 2008, an unidentified group of militants attacked a houseboat owned by Shell in the Olama area of Rivers State. The attack, which occurred at approximately 1800 local time (1700 UTC), killed two of the … Continue reading

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Lebanon (Country threat level – 4)

On 28 June 2008 a bomb exploded in an apartment complex in Tripoli, located approximately 43 mi/70 km north of Beirut. The explosion killed one person, seriously injured more than 28 others and caused heavy damage to the building and … Continue reading

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Georgia (Country threat level – 4)

 On 30 June 2008 the separatist region of Abkhazia announced the closure of its border with Georgia effective on 1 July, following several explosions in the region. Earlier on 30 June, two bombs exploded at a minibus stop near a … Continue reading

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China (Country threat level – 3)

Allegations of a police cover-up following a young girl’s death sparked rioting in the Weng’an County region of Guizhou province on 28 June 2008. Rioters reportedly damaged vehicles and set fire to a police building after allegations emerged that police … Continue reading

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