France, Brazil hold anti-terror drills in Rio to prepare for Olympics

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France, Brazil hold anti-terror drills in Rio to prepare for Olympics

Brazil is hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics, and it feels as if the event automatically raises the threat level there. Riot police from France and Brazil began joint security drills this week.

With the games just nine months away, the plan is to double the staff that was seen at the 2012 London Olympics.

CCTV’s Lucrecia Franco reports from Rio de Janeiro.

France, Brazil hold anti-terror drills in Rio to prepare for Olympics

France, Brazil hold anti-terror drills in Rio to prepare for Olympics

Brazil is hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics, and it feels as if the event automatically raises the threat level there. Riot police from France and Brazil began joint security drills this week.With the games just nine months away, the plan is to double the staff that was seen at the 2012 London Olympics. CCTV's Lucrecia Franco reports from Rio de Janeiro.