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9000-strong task group to monitor Clark during Asean meeting

Oct 23, 2017 @ 6:24
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Around 9000 cops, soldiers and government personnel have been deployed to Clark Field in Pampanga in preparation for the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Defense Ministers Meeting this week.

Task Group Clark Asean 2017 is composed of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Region-3, soldiers, and personnel from the departments of interior and local government, health, and social welfare and development.

The Task Group will monitor the Clark International Airport, the hotel where delegates will be billeted, and the venue of their meetings.

Checkpoints will also be set up at the gates, but the area will remain open to the public. The police will also implement a rerouting scheme on roads near the venue of the Asean meetings.

“There will be security inspection in all gates going inside Clark, so there will be vehicle inspection in some areas, there will be under vehicle inspection in some areas also. then we will be using K9, NEDD’s in some areas and gates,” said PNP Regional Director Task Group Clark Commander PCSupt. Amador Corpuz.

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