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South Korea: Security drills ahead of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics02:21

South Korea: Security drills ahead of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

Korea, Republic of, Pyeongchang
January 24, 2018 at 11:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

A series of security drills were carried out in in front of the Olympic Stadium at Pyeongchang on Tuesday, ahead of the 2018 winter games in South Korea.

As many as 420 personnel including the police, firemen and SWAT teams participated in the drills, which consisted of a mock hostage operation and the disposal of a chemical bomb using a robot.

The drill took place amid rising tensions in the region given North Korea’s recent missile tests and US threats against the country.

Both North and South Korea will participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Games, and will march together under the Korean Unification Flag during the opening ceremonies.

Video courtesy: Yonhap News Agency

Una serie de maniobras de seguridad se llevaron a cabo este martes frente al Estadio Olímpico de Pieongchang, antes de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 2018 en Corea del Sur.

Alrededor de 420 personas, incluidos policías, bomberos y equipos especiales SWAT participaron en los simulacros, que consistieron en una operación simulada de secuestro con rehenes y la eliminación de una bomba química utilizando un robot.

El simulacro tuvo lugar en medio de las crecientes tensiones en la región por las recientes pruebas de misiles de Corea del Norte y las amenazas de Estados Unidos contra el país.

Tanto Corea del Norte como Corea del Sur participarán en los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de Pieongchang en 2018, y marcharán juntos bajo la bandera de unificación coreana durante las ceremonias de apertura.

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A series of security drills were carried out in in front of the Olympic Stadium at Pyeongchang on Tuesday, ahead of the 2018 winter games in South Korea.

As many as 420 personnel including the police, firemen and SWAT teams participated in the drills, which consisted of a mock hostage operation and the disposal of a chemical bomb using a robot.

The drill took place amid rising tensions in the region given North Korea’s recent missile tests and US threats against the country.

Both North and South Korea will participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Games, and will march together under the Korean Unification Flag during the opening ceremonies.

Video courtesy: Yonhap News Agency

Una serie de maniobras de seguridad se llevaron a cabo este martes frente al Estadio Olímpico de Pieongchang, antes de los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de 2018 en Corea del Sur.

Alrededor de 420 personas, incluidos policías, bomberos y equipos especiales SWAT participaron en los simulacros, que consistieron en una operación simulada de secuestro con rehenes y la eliminación de una bomba química utilizando un robot.

El simulacro tuvo lugar en medio de las crecientes tensiones en la región por las recientes pruebas de misiles de Corea del Norte y las amenazas de Estados Unidos contra el país.

Tanto Corea del Norte como Corea del Sur participarán en los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno de Pieongchang en 2018, y marcharán juntos bajo la bandera de unificación coreana durante las ceremonias de apertura.

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