Qatar- S. Korea Conducts Anti Terror Exercise

(MENAFN- Qatar News Agency) Seoul February 24 (QNA) - South Korea conducted a joint anti-terror exercise involving the military Police and firefighters on Wednesday as the government recently warned of possible terror attacks by North Korea.

Some 150 forces from the Army's Capital Defense Command the police's emergency strike force and the firefighting agency joined the drill intended to boost their capability to suppress a terrorist attack occurring at a public place state-run news agency (Yonhap) reported.

The exercise was conducted based on the scenario of a North Korea-related terrorist attack on the subway network in Seoul."The latest exercise was designed to help the private and the public sectors as well as the military and the police attain proficiency in intercepting any emergency terror attack situation" the Joint Chief of Staff said in a statement.

"If a North Korea-led terrorist attack takes place the military will suppress it at the very spot and react with organized pre-planned stern retaliation" the JCS chief said.

On Friday President Park Geun-hye warned of possible terror or cyber attacks by North Korea."New types of threats such as terror (attacks) cyberattacks or biological weapons could occur anywhere" Park said in a meeting with mayors and governors. (QNA)

Qatar News Agency

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