Operation Hamla Begins at Paradip

Published: 25th February 2016 07:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2016 07:34 AM   |  A+A-

PARADIP: The two-day ‘Operation Hamla 1 (OD) 2016, a security drill, kicked off at Paradip Port on Wednesday. It is being organised with the support of Indian Navy, Coast Guard, Marine police, Fisheries Department, customs and Paradip Port Trust. The 48-hour security drill on land and sea was a virtual cat and mouse game, where the forces protected designated areas from being breached by undercover commandos who would act as terrorists. For this, three naval warships, three ships of coast guards, two ships of Paradip Marine police and two hi-speed power boats have been engaged for the security drill. As many as five platoons of force along with 50 officers including 48 SIs and ASIs. Five inspectors and two deputy SPs were deployed along the coast, said Assistant SP, Paradip Madhab Charan Sahu. This was the ninth such exercise on the Odisha coast. 


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