Hijack mock drill carried out at Rajkot airport

  • By TOI
  • | Friday | 14th July, 2017

Rajkot: It was a scene straight out of a Bollywood potboiler at Rajkot airport on Thursday. Thus, we conducted a mock drill of a terror attack and to our pleasant surprise, we found that we were well-prepared to meet such kind of an eventuality with success," said an official from the airport. "Amid terror attacks in Kashmir, we were concerned about our preparedness to deal with such kind of attacks. Three terrorists armed with automatic weapons had hijacked an aircraft and demanded ransom money.The personnel from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) cordoned off the airport with the help of special operation group officials and crime branch of Rajkot police, Gandhigram police station officials and dog squad.After an hour-long operation when the three terrorists surrendered before the security personnel, the airport authorities declared it to have been a mock drill.

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Rajkot: It was a scene straight out of a Bollywood potboiler at Rajkot airport on Thursday.

Three terrorists armed with automatic weapons had hijacked an aircraft and demanded ransom money.The personnel from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) cordoned off the airport with the help of special operation group officials and crime branch of Rajkot police, Gandhigram police station officials and dog squad.After an hour-long operation when the three terrorists surrendered before the security personnel, the airport authorities declared it to have been a mock drill."Amid terror attacks in Kashmir, we were concerned about our preparedness to deal with such kind of attacks.

Thus, we conducted a mock drill of a terror attack and to our pleasant surprise, we found that we were well-prepared to meet such kind of an eventuality with success," said an official from the airport..


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