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May 29, 2015 3:02 pm

Israel Conducts Training Exercise for Mass Poisoning Incident (VIDEO)

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A video released today demonstrates an Israeli exercise on how to handle a mass poisoning incident. PHOTO: Jini/Haaretz.

Israel conducted an exercise this week simulating a mass poisoning incident, a video released by Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva shows.

The footage shows a simulated traffic accident involving a collision between a bus and a truck carrying hazardous substances, which results in 50 injuries, Israel’s Walla news website reported.

The two-minute clip demonstrates how medical teams dispatched to the scene would treat the injured, including on-the-spot treatment by medical personnel wearing bio-hazard suits that would include cleansing and decontamination from hazardous substances, and transportation of the victims to an emergency room for further treatment.

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Watch the video of the emergency exercise below.

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