AFRICA Ghana (Security threat level – 3): On 28 June...
United States (Security threat level – 2): Shortly before 1700 local time (2200 UTC) on 1 June 2022, an assailant armed with a rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a medical facility building in Tulsa, Oklahoma, killing four people and wounding almost 10 more. Police officers responded within minutes and made contact with the shooter, who was on the second floor of the Natalie Building at Saint Francis Hospital. A local police official stated that the gunman died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The motive for the shooting is unknown.
Belgium (Security threat level – 3): At approximately 0600 local time (0400 UTC) on 2 June 2022, Aviapartner baggage handlers began an impromptu strike at Brussels Airport (EBBR/BRU). The strike caused delays to at least 115 departing flights before concluding after nearly three hours. Baggage handlers for Aviapartner — which serves about 50% of the flights at the facility — are demanding better working conditions following a significant increase in air traffic at the airport.
Yemen (Security threat level – 5): On 2 June 2022, all parties in the Yemeni conflict – including the Houthi rebels – agreed to renew a two-month-long truce that began on 2 April for an additional two months. Following the renewal, the truce is now slated to end on 2 August. The terms of the ceasefire remain the same as in the original agreement, which stated that all groups would halt offensive military, air, ground and maritime operations inside and outside Yemeni borders.
Guinea (Security threat level – 4): On the evening of 1 June 2022, police officers in the capital Conakry fired live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators who had taken to the streets of the Carrefour Hamdellaye suburb to protest rising fuel prices. Eyewitness reports indicate that shots were fired as demonstrators blockaded streets with burning tires and clashed with security personnel in the capital. At least one person was shot and killed. The protests broke out after the government increased the price of gasoline by 20%.