Brazil to boost Olympics security after Nice attack

Brazilian paratroopers stand guard with an anti-aircraft missile outside the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, on July 9, 2016, ahead of the Rio Olympic GamesBrasília (AFP) – Brazil said it will bolster security for next month’s Olympics in Rio following the truck attack in the French city of Nice. Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer held an emergency meeting with his intelligence chief and members of his cabinet late Friday to weigh the next steps after the Nice attack, which killed at least 84 people. As he left the meeting, intelligence chief Sergio Etchegoyen said new security measures would include extra checkpoints, barricades and traffic restrictions.

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