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Penza governor calls for increasing security during holidays

09:47 | 30.12.2015 | Society

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Penza, 30 December 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza region governor Ivan Belozertsev has urged to increase the security measures during the New Year and Orthodox Christmas holiday events.

“With the growing threat of terrorist acts and other felonies during mass gatherings at numerous celebration events on holidays, we need to intensify the public security measures and increase protection of locations in the Penza region,” said the governor during the terror prevention committee and task force session held on Tuesday, December 29.

He called for heads of all levels to instruct their staff on safety measures as the holidays approach, increase security in their subdivision organizations and bodies, and undertake the necessary measures aimed at uncovering and preventing acts of terrorism, extremism or any other antisocial phenomena, says the press service of the regional government. 

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