Terror threat looms over upcoming T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup

Washington: The T20 World Cup is to be organized in America and West Indies from June 1, immediately after IPL 2024. Preparations for the World Cup are in the final stages, but in the meantime news of a terrorist conspiracy has come to light. Increased everyone’s tension. However, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said that it is working closely with the T20 World Cup host nation – the West Indies and the United States – to ensure that the mega-event has strong security measures to deal with the terrorist threat. Be prepared.

T20 World Cup 2024: Threat of terrorist attack received from Pakistan
T20 World Cup is going to be held in West Indies and USA from June 1-29. According to Caribbean media reports, the West Indies Cricket Board has received an alert from Northern Pakistan about a terrorist attack during the T20 World Cup matches. According to this, IS (Pro-Islamic State) is planning terrorist attacks during the matches to be held in West Indies.

Regarding the terrorist threat to the T20 World Cup, an ICC official said, “The ICC is working closely with the host countries to ensure appropriate plans are in place. We immediately spoke to officials as soon as the reports came out and Cricket West Indies has informed about this. Has given.” Everyone was “assured that a robust security plan has been put in place to deal with any risks.”

Threat to matches taking place only in West Indies
The tournament will be played in West Indies and America. The T20 World Cup matches will be held in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. While matches are also scheduled in Florida, New York and Dallas in the US, there is no sign of any threat to these games there. The semi-final matches will be played in Trinidad and Guyana, while the final is to be played in Barbados.

On the other hand, Trinidad’s local Daily Express newspaper has said, ‘Security agencies are working to deal with the threat to the World Cup. “It is unfortunate that even in the 21st century, the threat of terrorism persists in various forms.

However, to mitigate these threats, we remain alert to all threats at the local and regional level and our intelligence and other security agencies Working.” Protect everyone in all countries and locations throughout the tournament.”


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