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Disney reinforces security of its amusement parks

Disney strengthened the security of its amusement parks following the revelation that the murderer would have visited Orlando and considered an attack Walt Disney World in Florida (Southeastern United States).

A member of the leadership of Disney, who requested anonymity, told AFP that the murderer of Orlando, Omar Mateen, had visited amusement park in April.

"Unfortunately, we live in a world of uncertainty and for the moment we must increase security measures at our properties," he said in a statement Jacquee Wahler, a spokesman for Disney.
The measures involve dogs, metal detectors and less visible processes in which a security techniques art are used, he said.

FBI Director, US federal police, James Comey had indicated on Monday that investigators were trying to verify whether Omar Mareen had explored places like Disneyworld and other potential targets of attacks.

Magazine about celebrities People says on its website, citing an unnamed police source, who Mateen had visited the park in Orlando with his wife, Noor Zahi Salman, who would have told the authorities that her husband had studied the possibility of a attack.

On Sunday, Omar Mateen opened fire in the most famous gay club in Orlando, Pulse, killing 49 people and injuring other 53. This is the worst attack in the United States since 11 September 2001.

In December, Disney and Universal had announced increased security at its amusement parks following the attacks in San Bernardino and Paris.

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