A simulation of chemical, biological and radiological attacks in Kfar Falous. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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The Jezzine town of Kfar Falous hosted a simulation Tuesday of chemical, biological and radiological attacks. The security forces and medical organizations rehearsed their response in the first drill of its kind in Lebanon. Approximately 500 security and medical personnel, and 300 civilians participated in the drill, which was attended by Health Minister Jamil Jabak and WHO Lebanon representative Iman Shankiti.Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, in which chemical weapons have been deployed, the Health Ministry has prioritized the training of medical professionals to deal with chemical attacks.
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