Training exercise planned for Iowa Capitol

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A training exercise will bring police, firefighters and National Guard troops to the Iowa Capitol.

The exercise is planned for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol.

Participants will work out responses to a suspicious package containing an unknown biological or chemical material and a scenario involving a shooter on Capitol grounds.

Participants include the Iowa State Patrol, Department of Public Safety, Des Moines Fire Department and Iowa National Guard.

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