Amsterdam mimics terrorist attack after

In Amsterdam is today and tomorrow a simulated terrorist attack.

At the exercise are almost six hundred people involved, including 240 Extras, representatives of the municipality, police, public prosecutor's Office, fire, medical emergency services, Service Special interventions (DSI) and defence. What the scenario is, is not published in advance.

The exercise takes place in various places, such as at restaurant Haddock in Amsterdam-Oost and the not yet inaugurated Europe metro station square. Local residents, businesses and organizations around the exhibition locations are informed of the exercise, which also uses practice ammo.

The national threat level is substantially since March 2013. According to the municipality is the chance that Amsterdam target of an attack thereby been real. Although at present there is no concrete evidence that the intended target is, prepare the capital municipality and emergency services on here for. So is there regularly practiced. This exercise, however, is unique because of the cooperation with defense, left the municipality know.