In pictures: Police offers and emergency services take part in Operation Strong Tower anti-terror training exercise in London today

first_imgUp to 1,000 police officers, as well as soldiers, intelligence officers and members of the emergency services gathered today to take part in the first day of a major counter-terrorism exercise in London.Officers descended en masse to the abandoned Aldwych tube station in Surrey Street, central London, where they took part in an operation simulating an attack similar to that on the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this year. The simulation was also partially based on a cafe siege in Australia last year.Police warned passers-by not to be alarmed as “bodies” were hoisted out of the station. Some “victims” were tagged “alive” (Source: Getty) The exercise involved members of 14 agencies (Source: Getty) “Sadly, London is no stranger to terrorism,” said Metropolitan Police deputy assistant commissioner Maxine de Brunner (Source: Getty)The exercise will continue until Wednesday afternoon (Source: Getty)Around 1,000 members of various emergency services are taking part (Source: Getty)Most of today’s action took place around the disused Aldwych Tube Station (Source: Getty) Emma Haslett Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL Share In pictures: Police offers and emergency services take part in Operation Strong Tower anti-terror training exercise in London today whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailInvestment GuruRemember Cote De Pablo? Take A Deep Breath Before You See Her NowInvestment GuruMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunForbesThese 10 Colleges Have Produced The Most Billionaire AlumniForbesBuzzdaily WinnersCasinos Don’t Expect You To Do This; But They Can’t Stop You.Buzzdaily WinnersComedyAbandoned Submarines Floating Around the WorldComedyzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity Mirror whatsapp Tuesday 30 June 2015 10:07 amlast_img

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