Nationwide Civil Defense Drill Set For Wednesday

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The regular nationwide defense drill is set for this Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.

SEOUL, South Korea -- Seoul Metropolitan Police authorities advised  that on Wednesday, August 22, at approximately 2:00 p.m. an air-raid siren will sound for one minute to signal the start of a nationwide civil defense drill.  Pedestrians in open and public areas should seek shelter in nearby buildings or subway stations.  All drivers/vehicles on the road must pull over and come to a complete stop. At approximately 2:15 p.m. a second siren will sound, signaling the conclusion of the drill.  Local authorities will give further instructions if necessary.

Source: United States Embassy


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