Officials conduct training exercise in Mpls.

Published 2:10 pm Saturday, January 30, 2010

Local, state and federal law enforcement held a mock terrorism incident on Saturday morning in Minneapolis as part of a training exercise.

The exercise was done to see how well Minneapolis police and other agencies are prepared for a possible terrorism incident in the Twin Cities.

Target Corp. hosted the exercise at its headquarters — to give officers a chance to train in a realistic environment.

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The training was from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The public saw a large volume of emergency vehicles in the area during the exercise.