31 May '15, 11pm

#Singapore defense minister says shooting near #SLD15 not related to terrorism

#Singapore defense minister says shooting near #SLD15 not related to terrorism

THE failed breach of a security checkpoint barely 250m from the venue of the Shangri-La Dialogue yesterday morning, when one man was shot dead and two arrested, may have eventually been found to be drug-related. But "police did the right thing, ever vigilant to the fact that this could have been a terrorist plot", said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Only after a bomb squad confirmed that there were no weapons or explosives in the car was the all-clear given, and traffic, which was held up at a safe distance behind a cordon, allowed to resume. At about 11.30am, Orange Grove Road, Anderson Road and Ardmore Park were reopened. "If there was an improvised explosive device detected, the implications would have been very sobering and serious for Singapore," added the minister. The area around Shangri-La Hotel had been placed under a tight security net, given that it was hosting a ...

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