Police and soldiers in Davao City took part in a counter-terrorism challenge on Thursday to hone their skills against potential terrorist attacks.
Security agencies also took part in the first counter-terrorist challenge in the city, GMA Davao reported Friday.
The participants showcased their skills in anti-terrorism tactics and related skills such as target shooting.
GMA Davao's Real Sorroche posted photos of the activities in the counter-terrorism challenge.
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Members of Task Force Davao headed the two-day event.
Organizers said the exercise will be a major boost in thwarting possible terrorist attacks.
"After this, once you have completed this activity you are already successful because now we can see that the security forces here in Davao City [are] well-prepared. And we will be much prepared after this activity," said Task Force Davao commander Col. Macairog Alberto.