Romania Plans Tight Security For Music Festivals

CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania (CelebrityAccess) — Security officials in Romania are taking precautions to ensure that a pair of festivals in the country are free from potential violence.

According to a report in Romanian press, gendarmes in Cluj-Napoca in Central Romania will deploy sniffer dogs trained to detect drugs and explosives at two of the largest music fests in the country – Electric Castle and The Untold.

“We will have six dogs from the two gendarmerie units in Cluj-Napoca at the two festivals, dogs that are specially trained to detected drugs and explosives, as well as other dogs from the County Police Inspectorate and from the Dog Center of the Interior Ministry in Sibiu,” said Sebastian Clitan, commander of the Cluj-Napoca Mobile Gendarmerie Group, told Romania's national news agency Agerpres.

As well, the security service will have a palpable presence at both events, with more than 100 gendarmes on hand each day for the Untold festival in Cluj-Napocawhen it takes place August 3 to August 6, 2017, and 60 gendarmes a day at the Electric Castle event, which takes place from July 12 to July 16 at the Banffy Castle in Bontida, in Cluj County. – Staff Writers