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|

Securing buildings to save lives

The recent attack on the Californian headquarters of YouTube has once again led us to discuss the ways in which large, multi-national businesses can best secure buildings and ensure employee and client safety. YouTube employees fled for their lives when 39 year-old Nasim Aghdam approached the building via an outdoor patio and dining area and [...]

2019-01-26T12:07:42+00:00April 10th, 2018|

French embassy targeted by terrorists

Two separate gun attacks, one on the French embassy and another at army headquarters in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, have been described as an act of terrorism http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-43257453 Eight security personnel and eight attackers were killed in fighting that took place and 80 others, including civilians, were wounded. Rumours of an attack in [...]

2019-01-26T12:18:25+00:00March 5th, 2018|

Ingenious emergency escape chute

We're all big fans of the Interesting Engineering website here at The Panic Room Company. And if it's an invention or news story related to increasing the security and safety of individuals, then it will always grab our attention. So, we're sure you'll understand just why this emergency escape chute has caught our attention! Specifically [...]

2019-01-26T15:44:19+00:00October 30th, 2017|
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