Amidst concerns over a terror threat to the upcoming Hockey World Cup, a special squad of the London Police will arrive here next week to check the security preparedness for the sporting event.

During its visit beginning February 10, the team will visit the hockey stadia, interact with the organisers, Delhi Police and Home Ministry officials.

The foreign security experts will be briefed about the steps being taken to have foolproof security of the players and officers of the participating foreign teams.

They will also be taken to the places where the players will be lodged and practice venues during their three-day visit.

The Hockey World Cup will see participation by 10 countries and around 400 players and delegates. It will be held in the national capital between February 28 and March 13.

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