Counter terrorism Scenario Analysis

March 18, 2019

Three dead in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

SITUATION Three people have been killed and nine have been wounded after a gunman opened fire in a tram in the Netherlands, in the city of Utrecht. The Dutch authorities are at their highest alert. The Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte said that they are focused on all "suspect...

 

March 15, 2019

Christchurch, New Zealand’s darkest day - 49 killed in terrorist attack

SITUATION At least 49 people were killed and 20 seriously injured in two mass shootings at mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.  Two mosques in Christchurch were attacked Friday around the time of afternoon prayers. A male in his late 20s has been charged with murder, New Zealand...

 

March 14, 2019

Over 20 Daesh-linked terror suspects arrested in Turkey

SITUATION Turkish police arrested 23 suspects in separate operations against the Daesh terrorist group on Wednesday. Anti-terror operations were conducted across three cities to arrest suspects, who were reportedly operating on behalf of Daesh. At least 14 foreign national Daesh suspects who entered the country illegally were held by security...

 

March 13, 2019

29 terrorists captured during major anti-terror sweep

SITUATION Israeli security agencies have lived up to their reputation of being hardened forces which can make surprise attacks. The security personnel have apprehended 29 wanted terrorists in Judea and Samaria during a security sweep overnight. This dangerous and heavily coordinated operation involved the IDF, Border Police, Israel Police’s Judea...

 

March 13, 2019

Gunman plotting terrorist attack eliminated in Russia’s Samara Region

SITUATION A gunman plotting a terrorist attack was killed in a special operation in western Russia’s Samara Region, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) told TASS on Wednesday. "This night during a search operation, the Russian Federal Security Service was informed that an armed person planning to carry out a terrorist...