How shopping centres are dealing with the terror threat

London Bridge terror attack

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Shopping centre management teams are looking at how to stop terrorist attacks and mitigate the damage when they occur.

The first escalation occurred in May 2017 in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing and the second in September 2017 following the Parsons Green tube bombing in London. It is the first time the threat level has gone to critical twice in a year since the system was introduced in 2006. This surge in terrorist activity is putting security staff and systems under unprecedented pressure.

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