Kabul hotel terrorist attack leaves at least 18 dead

A terrorist attack at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan has reportedly left 18 people dead and several wounded. Taliban gunmen entered the hotel’s restaurant through a kitchen at around 9pm local time on Saturday evening and began shooting as guests were enjoying their dinner. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42766623 The hotel is a landmark in the country’s capital [...]

2019-01-26T12:38:10+01:00janvier 21st, 2018|

Increase in secure walls in private residences

Over the last six months, we’ve noted a marked increase in the number of enquiries about the inclusion of secure walls inside properties from owners of private residences. We’ve recently completed a secure wall installation in a property in south London that saw The Panic Room Company team complete the design, manufacture and install of [...]

2017-06-28T10:42:13+02:00juin 28th, 2017|

Will hotels be made responsible for guests’ safety?

On 26th June 2015, 38 guests staying at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, Tunisia were killed when jihadist, Seifeddine Rezgui, opened fire indiscriminately on the hotel’s beach in one of the country’s most appalling terror attacks. At the end of February, a coroner ruled that all 30 British victims of the attack were ‘unlawfully [...]

2019-01-26T16:29:19+01:00mars 13th, 2017|

Could a secure wall be the answer?

Yet another hotel has come under attack from terrorists with a number of people killed and injured by Al-Shabab fighters, this time in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/01/25/15-dead-islamists-storm-mogadishu-hotel/   The question that many people ask when an incident of this nature occurs is “how could this be prevented from happening again?” The team here at The [...]

2017-02-11T12:46:34+01:00janvier 28th, 2017|
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