Security Service holds counter-terrorist drills at Eurovision main venue in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

Operatives conducted exercises at the International Exhibition Centre in the Ukrainian capital
22:02, 25 April 2017

SBU Team, Fighter with Handgun

SBU, the security service of Ukraine, held the tactical counter-terrorist drills at the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv on Tuesday. The venue is the one where the Eurovision 2017 shows are soon to take place.     

According to the press service of the law enforcement agency, the exercise involved various anti-terrorist units of the Security Service, the Interior Ministry and rescue teams of the State Emergency Service.    

Previously, Ukraine's National Guard and Interior Ministry fighters held the drills in Kyiv within preparations for Eurovision

As 112 International reported, Eurovision 2017 will be taking place in Kyiv next month. Ukraine, the hosting country, will be represented by rock band O.Torvald; they are to perform 22nd, right at the final show. 

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