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In OUR run drill, Iraqi SWAT team, learned to respond to bombs

AL-MUWAQQAR, Jordan – A SWAT-team of the iraqi province of Anbar observed AMERICAN instructors respond to a bomb threat in an analysis in a U.S.-supported counter-terrorism training center in Jordan.

On Sunday exercise, U. S instructors prepared explosive charges, including an improvised with bottles of water, to detonate the suspected bomb.

In another section of the Jordan International Police Training Center, the Palestinian security forces practiced grab an armed suspect who had taken over a police station.

More than 7,150 Jordanians, and approximately 1,900 officers from 21 different countries have participated in the courses provided by the Ministry of Anti-Terrorism Assistance program on the site. Thousands of Palestinians have been trained in a different program.

The training includes shooting skills and the field of medicine, but is adapted to the local needs, said John C. Myers, the ATA program manager in Jordan.

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