Bulgarian and Greek special forces in joint anti-terrorist training exercise at Ilinden border checkpoint
Bulgarian and Greek special forces took part in a joint anti-terrorist training exercise at the Ilinden border checkpoint, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said.
The scenario in the exercise was to neutralise a terrorist group located in a former embassy, the statement said.
On the Bulgarian side, two Cougar helicopters were used to deploy the special forces assault groups, while on the Greek side, four US-made F-16s secured the air space.
The two assault groups searched the building and seized the heads of the “terrorist group”, who were handed over to the Border Police.
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(Photo: Bulgarian Interior Ministry press centre)