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Mock drill conducted at Pune police commissionerate

Local police and the elite commando force of the state police,Force One,participated in a mock drill.

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.”