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Australia tightens security measures at airports

Australia tightens security measures at airports

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The improved monitoring of air passengers and their baggage at Australian airports continues for an indefinite period.

This said, the Australian minister of Immigration Peter Dutton on Monday.

On weekends, four men were arrested in suburbs of Sydney that, according to the police were planning “a plane down”. It would be conspirators who are inspired by islamic extremism.

The police have said nothing about what the four have in mind exactly would have been. Local media reported that they are suspected of a bomb or chemical weapon on board a plane.

The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull made Sunday announced that the security of the airport of Sydney Thursday was tightened as a result of a possible threat. The other domestic and international airports in the country, followed a few days later.

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