Counter-Terror Exercise: With weeks to go before Independence Day celebrations in the national capital, the National Security Guards and Delhi Police organized a mega counter-terrorism exercise, an official statement said on Friday (July 7).
The two-day exercise involving multiple agencies was successfully conducted in three phases at different locations, it added.
“In view of the upcoming Independence Day celebrations in 2023 and the upcoming G-20 summit, a mock exercise ‘All Out-II’ was conducted between 3pm by the NSG and Delhi Police on terror attacks in multiple locations involving multiple authorities were involved on Thursday until 6 a.m. on Friday,” the statement said.
It said the entire exercise went smoothly and no untoward incident or unnecessary panic was noticed until the end of such a massive exercise.
“The response of all officers and men of the agencies involved was noted and appreciated by senior officers,” it said.
“Delhi Police thanks all participating agencies viz. National Security Guards (NSG), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Indian Air Force (IAF), Indian Army, Medical Services, Delhi Fire Brigade and private hotel security services for their support and coordination’, it added.
‘Test to sharpen coordinated response’
The Delhi Police Special Cell said the exercise was conducted to test, hone and refine the coordinated response of all stakeholders ahead of Independence Day celebrations next month.
“Delhi Police and NSG conducted the 2nd mega terror exercise “ALL OUT–II” in Delhi to test, hone and refine the coordinated response of all stakeholders ahead of IDC, 2023 and the upcoming G-20 Summit . Started at 3pm on July 6 and lasted till 6am on July 7, 2023,” the Delhi Police special cell tweeted.
“Practice practice of multi-agency bombing and terror attack scenarios successfully executed in 03 phases in multiple locations. Excellent coordination between agencies was witnessed. The Delhi Police extends its gratitude to all stakeholders,” it added.
(with PTI inputs)
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