Team Scotland statement in response to tourist security incident in Delhi

September 20, 2010

Commonwealth Games Scotland is aware of the shooting incident on a tourist bus in north Delhi on the morning of 19 September and received a security briefing along with the other home nations.
The Indian police and security agencies are assessing the situation on an ongoing basis with a view to determining its relevance or otherwise to the Games.

Team Scotland is continuing to monitor the situation, liaising with relevant officials from the Delhi 2010 Organising Committee, the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, who are advising all home nations.
Jon Doig, Team Chef de Mission said: “We are continuing with our planning and operational set up as scheduled and we are satisfied that the security arrangements at the Games Village and venues are good and in line with what we expected. We still look forward to competing at the Games when they open on 3 October.”

Commonwealth Games Scotland will continue to communicate with team members through their respective sports team leaders.

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