AviationSecurity patrols double and surveillance is tightened in Denpasar.

Airport calls in police, military after bomb incident

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Ngurah Rai International Airport has joined forces with Indonesian military personnel and police officers to increase security. Photo Credit: pashapixel/gettyimages

Airport security had doubled patrols, tightened CCTV monitoring and surveillance, and increased random checks for baggage, passengers and incoming vehicles, he added.

Denpasar’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has heightened its security measures in response to a failed suicide bombing in Sukoharjo, Central Java.

Ngurah Rai airport general manager Haruman Sulaksono said in a statement that the safety of tourists at the airport was a priority.

Airport security had doubled patrols, tightened CCTV monitoring and surveillance, and increased random checks for baggage, passengers and incoming vehicles, he added.

Haruman also said that the airport had joined forces with Indonesian military personnel and police officers to increase security.

“We request all passengers to help in reporting anything suspicious they happen to see taking place in the airport area,” he said.

Last Monday, a suicide bomber unsuccessfully attempted to detonate an explosive device at a police post in Sukoharjo. Only the suspected bomber was injured in the failed attempt, and no casualties were reported, Jakarta Post reported.


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