May 30, 2018 3.29 pm This story is over 40 months old

Watch armed police in terror response test

Footage behind the scenes

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:

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