Tuesday, February 23, 2016

NSG conducts anti-hijacking drill to check preparedness

Mumbai: The National Security Guard team (NSG) on Monday performed a mock anti-hijacking drill at Mumbai airport from 1 pm to 5 pm.
These drills are conducted to check the preparedness of the airports security agencies and as many as 121 NSG personnel took park in it. The last such drill was conducted in October 2015.
An Air India aircraft was used, with 30 officers and 91 commandos entering gate number eight area of the airport. They then started rescuing dummy passengers. Two sniffer dogs also took part in the drill. The entire exercise was supervised by Colonel Sanjay Kumar of the NSG. Ambulances and fire fighters were also put on alert. During the drill, the NSG worked on vacating a bay and handling passengers while observing the preparedness for such situation.
24/02/16 AsianAge
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