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Saturday, 15 March 2014

UNPol in East Timor Security Briefing 21 January 2008



UNPol Daily Security Briefing 21 January 2008 - This is a broadcast of the UN Police in Timor-Leste to provide you with information about the security situation around the country.

The security situation in Timor-Leste has been calm. Today in Dili, police attended four incidents, including a dispute over land near Becora Market Bridge where a large crowd had gathered. The Community Policing Officer of Becora and the Suco chief went to Becora police station to solve the matter. There was no fighting.

Early this morning in Dili, police received a report of a warehouse on fire in the Comoro area. The fire was soon extinguished and only parts of the warehouse were damaged. The cause of the fire is as yet unknown, and police are investigating further.

There are no reports of any serious security incidents having taken place yesterday in the districts.

Heavy rainfall continues in many parts of Timor-Leste, particularly in the western districts. Motorists are advised to be cautious when driving. Day time travel is advised in the affected areas unless you are forced to travel by night. 

The police advise to avoid travelling during the night to the most affected areas. Please report any suspicious activities.  You can call 112 or 7230365 to contact the police 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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