Ambulance crews decked in bullet-proof vests and helmets rehearsed yesterday how they would respond to a terrorist attack.
The realistic and dramatic exercise rammed home the fact that Gibraltar is not isolated from the global threat of terrorism and must be prepared in every aspect.
Watched by media and trainers, the paramedics ran into the building where a mock terror attack had just taken place.
The exercise was organised by the Gibraltar Health Authority in conjunction with the Royal Gibraltar Police and began promptly at 1pm.
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