Australia comfortable with London security following attacks

Australia comfortable with London security following attacks

Australian cricket team and staff are safe in London after a terror attack took place on Saturday night. Cricket Australia is comfortable with security facilities given by United Kingdom.

After the end of South Africa vs Sri Lanka Champions Trophy match at The Oval in London, terrorists attacked at London Bridge and there were stabbings at Borough Market and a suicide bomb attack at night which killed six people and left 48 injured. This was the second terror attack that took place in space of two weeks since Manchester attacks.

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Cricket Australia has expressed sadness for the deaths in London. They are staying in London to play their second group match against Bangladesh at The Oval on Monday. Currently, they are safe and comfortable with security.

“As with the rest of the world, the Australian team is shocked and saddened at the events that have occurred in London overnight and our thoughts are with those directly involved and their loved ones. The team, support staff and travelling contingent have been accounted for,” CA said.

“Our security team is working closely with the ICC and LOC [local organising committee] to ensure the safety and security of our players and support staff is paramount. At this stage we are comfortable with the level of security being provided to us and will continue to monitor the situation.”

-Ruffin, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com