Bali implements ‘Grand Castle’ security ahead of G-20 summit


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NUSA DUA, Indonesia - From escort electric vehicles and horse patrols to warships and fighter jets, security at Indonesia’s “Island of the Gods” Bali has been ramped up ahead of the G-20 leaders’ summit. A team of more than 18,000 police officers and soldiers has been tasked to ensure the safety of the world leaders and their delegates as they convene for high-level meetings at the upscale resort area of Nusa Dua on Nov 15 and 16. Codenamed Operation Grand Castle, the massive security measures cover any potential threat – from bomb and terrorist attacks to street protests and natural...