Colonel Abdulwahab Alyaqout
Head of Bomb Disposal Unit - Special Operations
Ministry of Interior, Kuwait
Gain insights on how the special operations unit of the Kuwait MOI investigated the case and stopped further attacks. The combination of how CCTV cameras, gait monitoring, IED detection devices and analysis of past intelligence patterns helped the Kuwaiti police apprehend suspects and avoid disasters after this incident that claimed 27 lives and wounded over 227 people.
9:40 AM Excellence trophy of appreciation for outstanding work in investigating the mosque bomb blasts in Kuwait in 2015, contributing to the resilience of security forces and making sure the perpetrators of terrorism were put to justice. This has helped in making Kuwait a safer place and has also contributed to the safety and security of GCC citizens.
Award acceptance speech: Sharing best practices in bomb disposal and improving the special forces resilience to tackle threats