Mosques and police on guard during Ramadan amid heightened regional terror alert

Observers cautioned that Ramadan, which started last Tuesday (April 13) and runs till May 12 this year, could still be a dangerous period.
Observers cautioned that Ramadan, which started last Tuesday (April 13) and runs till May 12 this year, could still be a dangerous period.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - As Muslims mark the ongoing fasting month of Ramadan, mosques have increased their focus on detecting potential threats to their buildings and worshippers.

The police have also continued patrols at places of worship, which they recently stepped up for the Easter weekend of April 2 to 4.

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