Singapore — A government exercise involving over 1,600 personnel from 20 Singapore agencies took part in the simulation of a multi-pronged terrorist attack on Wednesday.
The exercises are to test the national security response to terror threats.
The drills are called Exercise HighCrest 2013, and run from October 29 to November 7, according to reports.
The exercises called for agencies to respond to terrorist attacks on land and sea.
The agencies that took part include the Singapore Armed Forces, Police, Civil Defence and Maritime and Port Authority.
The drills were observed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and other Cabinet Ministers.