Watch armed police in terror response test

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Video footage has been released of an intense exercise in Lincoln which tested emergency response to a terror attack in the city.

Armed police, military personnel, firefighters and paramedics rushed to Lincoln College as a number of ‘terrorists’ entered the main building armed with knifes and firearms, before carrying out a marauding assault at on-campus buildings.

Around 100 volunteers participated in the exercise overnight on Tuesday, May 29. 

It was not based on any particular intelligence, police said.

Reflecting on the event, multi-agency leaders said lessons had been learned from the event: