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ICC to review security for CT after Manchester terror attack

Last Modified Tuesday, 23 May 2017 (18:50 IST)
Dubai: Following a terror attack in killing 22 people, the (ICC) today said it will review the security situation for the upcoming and the Women's World Cup, scheduled to be held in the England.The Champions Trophy will be kicking off from June 1 and will be followed by the women's World Cup, which is scheduled to be played between June 24 to July 23.Issuing a statement, the said,"Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the horrific attack in Manchester.

The ICC and [England and Wales Cricket Board] place safety and security at the ICC Champions Trophy and ICC Women’s this summer as the highest priority." "We operate on advice from our Tournament Security Directorate - in conjunction with the ECB and relevant authorities - to ensure that we have a robust safety and security plan for both tournaments.

We will continue to work with authorities over the coming hours and days and review our security in line with the threat levels," it said."The security situation has been very much front and centre of our preparations and we constantly review our procedures to guarantee they are as effective as possible to keep everyone safe.

We do not disclose our security details as a matter of policy," added the cricket's world governing body.Notably, 22 people, including children, were killed in a suicide bombing attack at an Ariana Grande's pop concert at the Manchester Arena.
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