Week-long nuclear ‘training exercises’ in major US cities


The FBI on Tuesday warned residents of Texas cities that a week-long nuclear accident drill will take place this week.

In a bulletin issued to the public, the FBI’s Houston office told Houston residents that the exercise will continue Monday through Friday. Training exercises take place at NRG Park/SH 288 to SH 146, I-10 E to Hwy 225, and Ellington Field in both Houston and Harris counties.

“A large multi-agency nuclear accident training exercise will be held May 1-5 in southeast Houston and Harris County. increase. I have written Late last week.

The FBI added:

The FBI did not provide details regarding the training.

A similar “massive radiation accident exercise” took place last May in Austin, Texas, according to the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Officials said other federal agencies involved in the exercises are the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Department of Homeland Security.Several local agencies, including the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the Houston Police Department and various emergency services, will also be involved, they told local channels. KHOU-11 TV.

Local law enforcement and the FBI continue to hunt for suspects in the shooting that killed five people in Cleveland, Texas, near Houston, last weekend. The suspect has been identified as Francisco Oropesa, 38, a Mexican national who has been illegally in the United States. No leads so far.

His neighbor reportedly asked him to stop shooting because the baby was about to sleep, officials told local news outlets. He added that Oropesa showed them heading for their home.

The FBI bulletin on the drill comes days after President Joe Biden warned the North Korean regime that any nuclear attack would be met with overwhelming force by the US military. Biden made these comments during a meeting with President Yoon Seok-yeol in South Korea last week.

It also comes after Russian officials repeatedly warned that a conflict between Russia and Ukraine would lead to a nuclear conflict. While Kremlin officials have repeatedly warned of the specter of nuclear war between Russia and the West since war broke out in February 2022, U.S. officials have warned against the possibility of Russia using nuclear weapons. It does not say that there are signs of sexuality.

“A nuclear apocalypse is approaching every time they supply Ukraine with foreign weapons,” former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who now heads Russia’s Security Council, said in March. Referring to the recent International Criminal Court arrest warrant issued against Russian President Vladimir Putin, Medvedev said, “Imagine … the leader of a nuclear-weapon state visits German territory and is arrested. It was done,” he said. “In this case, our assets will be flown to attack the Bundestag, the Prime Minister’s Office, etc.”