MOCK RES­CUE DRILL BY DE­FENCE ON SEPT. 22, 23

Deccan Chronicle - - CITY -

On Septem­ber 22 and 23, a flood­ing sce­nario will be cre­ated at Hus­sain­sagar and all the three wings of the In­dian De­fence force— Army, Air Force and Navy will carry out a mock drill res­cue op­er­a­tion.

The bat­tal­ion will use boats and heli­copters to res­cue peo­ple stranded in the sub­merged colony . A colony set up (houses) made of card­board is un­der cre­ation at the Hus­sain­sagar.

The ex­er­cise is ti­tled ‘Pralay Sa­hayam,’ con­cep­tu­alised as hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance and dis­as­ter re­lief (HADR) ex­er­cise in as­so­ci­a­tion with the gov­ern­ment of TS in con­junc­tion with the armed forces.

The ex­er­cise is based on ur­ban flood­ing sce­nario in the twin cities.

—DC

Prepa­ra­tions are on for the mock drill res­cue op­er­a­tion on Septem­ber 22 and 23 in the Hus­sain­sagar by the three wings of the In­dian de­fence force.

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