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Gardaí participate in counter-terrorism exercise

Today’s operation included a simulated hostage rescue scenario.

A NUMBER OF gardaí took part in a European Union Coordinated Counter Terrorism Exercise in Dublin this afternoon.

The operation included a simulated hostage rescue scenario that required sea-based, land-based and airborne elements.

Three other police forces from European jurisdictions attended the exercise at the ESB Generating Station at Pigeon House Road in Dublin 4.

According to the agencies, the events provide an opportunity to witness the challenges faced by law enforcement personnel when responding to terrorist attacks.

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