Monday, January 7, 2013

University’s ‘large-scale terrorist’ drill features simulated grenades, gunfire and explosions

Campus police at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) hosted a massive “terrorist training exercise” on Thursday which included simulated explosions, gunfire, and actors playing shooting victims.

This photo, posted by a user on Twitter, shows part of a massive "terrorist training exercise" staged by over 20 law enforcement agencies.

More than 200 law enforcement officials reportedly participated in the drill, dubbed by university police as "Operation Eagle Swoop.”

A statement released by the school on Wednesday described the drill as a “full scale terrorist training exercise” which would include  “a large volume of emergency vehicles.”

Regardless, students turned to the Internet on Thursday to express confusion over events on campus.

“What’s going on at #nccu,” tweeted a…

Source: Campus Reform

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