Yonhap News Agency, Seoul, November 23. The South Korean Police Agency stated on the 23rd that it will dispatch mobile teams and special attack teams to ensure the safety of citizens when the World Cup street cheering activities are held at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul.
It is reported that the police will deploy 41 police officers and 8 mobile teams in Gwanghwamun Square on the 24th when the South Korean team ushers in the first battle to prevent excessive crowding. Since each mobile team consists of about 70 police officers, plus the on-site police officers, there will be a total of about 600 police officers in Gwanghwamun that day to maintain order.
Before the start of the game, the police will join hands with the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Jongno District Government, and the "Red Devils" cheering group, the organizer of the event, to jointly check the safety of the subway station entrance, around the stage, ramps, etc., and plan to divide the square into multiple areas , to prevent fans from crowding at a specific location, and at the same time observe the flow of people in real time to manage the flow of people.
The police also decided to plan different dispersal routes for each area to prevent accidents when people disperse after the event. In view of the fact that fans may go to the nearby Bar Street to gather after the event, the police will deploy mobile teams at relevant locations. In addition, the police will also dispatch a special attack team to carry out explosive search work to prevent terrorist attacks. (Finish)
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