South Africa`s Police: we`ll check all Cup terror threats

source: IOL
April 11 2010 at 03:36PM

By Sapa and Bianca Capazorio

The police are checking out media reports of possible terror threats during the World Cup, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

“We are not particularly in the habit of responding to unsubstantiated reports and comments by faceless persons; however, recent media reports suggesting such threats exist hold no water,” he said.

“While we stand firmly on this, we will still test the authenticity of the said media reports as we generally do with any other such reports. We simply cannot ignore them,” he said on Friday.

At this stage, “no reports exist that confirm such threats,” he added.

Sports Illustrated online reported on Friday that an [continue reading]


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