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Defense Ministry Holds 'Dirty Bomb' Drill

The Defense Ministry is holding a "dirty bomb drill" on Sunday to simulate an attack that involves biological, chemical and/or radioactive materials.

Participants in the exercise will be trained in identifying the location of the attack, isolating and securing the area, neutralizing the substance used and treating and evacuating those who are injured.

The drill is considered a routine military exercise.

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