Learning to be prepared for terror attacks

Primary school pupils taking part in an anti-terrorism drill in Huaibei, Anhui province, on Monday, aided by a police officer. Since March 2015, after a series of violent mass attacks took place in China, parts of the country have begun conducting su
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Primary school pupils taking part in an anti-terrorism drill in Huaibei, Anhui province, on Monday, aided by a police officer. Since March 2015, after a series of violent mass attacks took place in China, parts of the country have begun conducting such drills. Past incidents included a 2014 bomb attack on a market in Urumqi, capital of the restive Xinjiang region in north-west China.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 09, 2018, with the headline 'Learning to be prepared for terror attacks'. Print Edition | Subscribe