Anti-drone guns and jets deployed in Gold Coast security blitz


Fighter jets and anti-drone guns will be deployed as part of a massive security operation to safeguard the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games which start on Wednesday.

Organisers said on Tuesday they had no “specific intelligence” of any threats to the Games but authorities remain on high alert in the glitzy coastal strip where over 600,000 people are expected to visit during the April 4-15 event.

Some 3,500 extra police have been deployed along with over 2,000 defence force personnel in the biggest ever security operation in Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland.

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Source: Reuters