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(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) South Jordan firefighters remove the wounded according to injuries during a mock disaster event. The fake carnage at the Megaplex movie theater at The District shopping center in South Jordan appeared real as more than 60 "victims" with various life-like, bloody wounds moaned and groaned as first responders from three counties set up triage to tend to the wounded during a mock shooting disaster, Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
‘Help me! Help me!’ It’s the line at Utah disaster drill
First Published Oct 23 2013 10:52 am • Last Updated Oct 29 2013 11:38 am

South Jordan • More than 60 volunteers playing the role of patients participated Wednesday in the second phase of the largest mass-casualty drill in state history.

Megaplex Theatres in South Jordan was the scene. The setting and scenario were meant to mimic the 2012 shooting at an Aurora, Colo., theater.

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An Oct. 15 drill at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Salt Lake City mimicked the shooting last year at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.




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