South Korea stages anti-terror drill as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercise with US Army [Photos]

South Korean police officers conducted an anti-terror drill with US forces as part of Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday

FP Staff August 22, 2017 21:19:03 IST
South Korean police officers conduct an anti-terror drill as part of Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday. AP
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South Korean police officers conduct an anti-terror drill as part of Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday. AP
A mock terrorist is arrested by South Korean police officers during the anti-terror drill. The US and South Korea have begun the annual anti-terror drills involving almost 70,000 troops near the border that Seoul shares with North Korea. AP
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A mock terrorist is arrested by South Korean police officers during the anti-terror drill. The US and South Korea have begun the annual anti-terror drills involving almost 70,000 troops near the border that Seoul shares with North Korea. AP
The Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills are largely computer-simulated war games held every summer and have drawn furious responses from North Korea, which views them as an invasion rehearsal. AP
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The Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills are largely computer-simulated war games held every summer and have drawn furious responses from North Korea, which views them as an invasion rehearsal. AP
No field training like live-fire exercises or tank maneuvering is involved in the Ulchi drills, in which alliance officers sit at computers to practice how they engage in battles and hone their decision-making capabilities. The allies have said the drills are defensive in nature. AP
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No field training like live-fire exercises or tank maneuvering is involved in the Ulchi drills, in which alliance officers sit at computers to practice how they engage in battles and hone their decision-making capabilities. The allies have said the drills are defensive in nature. AP
As part of the exercise, mock terrorists threaten supposed hostages at a shopping centre in Goyang, South Korea. AP
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As part of the exercise, mock terrorists threaten supposed hostages at a shopping centre in Goyang, South Korea. AP