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24-hr security provided to US Embassy in Bangkok after bin Laden’s death

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BANGKOK, 2 May 2011 (NNT) – The Metropolitan Police has stationed security units at the US Embassy in Bangkok to ensure safety around the clock on fears that the death of Osama bin Laden would trigger terrorist attacks on the premises.

Commander of the Metropolitan Police Division 5 Police Major General Somchai Patcharainto stated that an order had been issued by both the National Police Chief and the Metropolitan Police Chief for security officials to step up their protection of the US Embassy in Bangkok. Patrols will be conducted 24 hours a day at the premises as well as residences of important figures while security checkpoints have also been set up.

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