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(WBIR) The Federal Bureau of Investigation and local agencies practiced for the worst Tuesday morning.

The Knoxville division of the FBI hosted a training exercise, which simulated a complex terrorist attack in a public venue, at the Oak Ridge City Center Mall. Department of Homeland Security, local and state law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services also participated in the training.

They used unoccupied parts of the mall so they wouldn't disrupt normal business.

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