At the hostage-taking drill in Dubai.


Armed men take hostages at Dubai Metro, but it’s only a drill


DUBAI – Armed gunmen took passengers hostage at a mock Dubai Metro station as part of a live hostage drill by Dubai Police at its new police control centre.

The hostage-taking simulation was held a part of the opening of the new operations room at Hamdan Smart Station by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

A video of the hostage taking drill showed gunmen holding passengers hostage as armed police confront them until the suspects surrendered at gunpoint. Watch it below

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