October 19, 2013 3:11:05 am
Local police and the elite commando force of the state police,Force One,participated in a mock drill that was conducted at the Pune police commissionerate on Thursday.
As a part of the drill,four terrorists attacked the commissionerate,held senior officers hostage and took control of the conference room . In response,the local police team and Quick Response Team (QRT) of Pune police successfully released the hostages after three-hour rescue operation.
The drill started at 9.38 pm,when the control room received a call about attack on the Pune police commissionerate.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Branch) M B Tambade said,We had blocked all the approaching roads to the commissionerate as a part of the exercise. It included all our branches. During the rescue operation,four hostages and two QRT commandos were injured. We will soon get a review of this mock drill from the Force One.
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