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Brazil: Police perform anti-terror drills ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics02:15

Brazil: Police perform anti-terror drills ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
May 13, 2016 at 06:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police officers in Rio de Janeiro conducted anti-terrorist drills on Friday in preparation for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic Games taking place this summer.

During the drills, officers engaged in simulations to test their reactions in terror situations. In one of the exercises, a 'terror suspect' leaves a suspicious package in a bus terminal. Police detained the suspect and a bomb disposal unit destroyed the suspicious package in a controlled explosion.

The 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 until August 21, 2016. This year's Olympics will be the largest ever with more than 10,500 athletes from 206 nations are expected to participate.

Brazil: Police perform anti-terror drills ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics02:15
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Police officers in Rio de Janeiro conducted anti-terrorist drills on Friday in preparation for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic Games taking place this summer.

During the drills, officers engaged in simulations to test their reactions in terror situations. In one of the exercises, a 'terror suspect' leaves a suspicious package in a bus terminal. Police detained the suspect and a bomb disposal unit destroyed the suspicious package in a controlled explosion.

The 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 until August 21, 2016. This year's Olympics will be the largest ever with more than 10,500 athletes from 206 nations are expected to participate.

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