- Using #999exercise, police, emergency response units and media outlets shared updates:
- — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk)Tue, Jun 30 2015 11:17:12Footage from the scene down at #Aldwych tube station #999Exercise - not a real incident https://amp.twimg.com/v/d9d5c97c-e525-436d-a0a0-d44f4d5ccd69 …
- — London'sAirAmbulance (@LDNairamb)Tue, Jun 30 2015 11:20:59
- Many were sceptical about the exercises:
- — Abbie Smith (@DigitalAbbie)Tue, Jun 30 2015 07:34:45Freaking out about this #999exercise - what if there's a real terror threat and they don't take it seriously, thinking it's the fake one! 😫
- — Exiled Baggie (@ExiledBaggie)Tue, Jun 30 2015 10:41:25
- Some took the emergency responses lightly:
- — James Farmer (@JamesFarmer87)Tue, Jun 30 2015 11:09:29Damn. Looks like I've missed out on tickets for Secret Cinema's new Terrorism special today. They always sell out so quick. #999exercise
- Others discussed social media's role in emergency situations:
- — Jules Mattsson (@julesmattsson)Tue, Jun 30 2015 12:36:04How long before I find myself looking at #999exercise footage in the future being passed off as something else entirely?
- Many praised the organisations taking part:
Londoners document fake 'terror attack' with #999exercise
Police and emergency services stage mock attack on London streets to test security response.
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