15 killed in al-Shabab luxury hotel complex attack

Four gunmen from Somalian militant group al-Shabab have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi and killed at least 15 people, including one US citizen. The attack was reported by the BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-46880375and other news agencies. Local police outlined how the gunmen initiated the attack by throwing bombs at vehicles in the car park and [...]

2019-01-26T10:45:06+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Residential panic room enquiries continue to rise

As police forces across the UK are further stretched and increasingly unable to respond rapidly, if at all, to burglaries and home invasions, more and more homeowners are taking bolder measures to enhance the safety and security of themselves and their families. This is reflected in the fact that the team here at The Panic [...]

2018-10-23T15:08:10+01:00October 23rd, 2018|

Kabul hotel terrorist attack leaves at least 18 dead

A terrorist attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan has reportedly left 18 people dead and several wounded. Taliban gunmen entered the hotel’s restaurant through a kitchen at around 9pm local time on Saturday evening and began shooting as guests were enjoying their dinner. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42766623 The hotel is a landmark in the country’s capital [...]

2019-01-26T12:38:10+00:00January 21st, 2018|

Embassy attack: could more have been done?

The recent killing of two Jordanians and the wounding, by gunfire, of an Israeli in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in the Jordan capital of Amman http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/07/deadly-shooting-incident-israeli-embassy-jordan-170723185223671.html, once again raises the question of ‘duty of care’ for embassy personnel and security. Israel’s Foreign Ministry reported that a shooting took place on [...]

2019-01-26T16:16:18+00:00August 4th, 2017|
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