UT police yesterday conducted mock drills at different places due to security concerns. In these mock drills the response time and how effectively the police is prepared was checked. Mock drills were done at Police Lines Sector 26, Government Museum and Art Gallery,Sector 10 and Chandigarh Club.
A call is made to the police control room about the bomb at the places. Then all the police wings and local hospitals put on the alert. Some of the sources told that the police was told about the bomb at 8 AM.
A very quick response of the police was seen. The team of commandos, local police, operation cell, crime branch, bomb disposal squad and different police teams rushed to the spot. Hospitals and Fire Department put on the high alert. Also a team of disaster management called on the spot. Sources told that the police was very quick and their response time is very good. Police reached on the spot only in 10 minutes.
Same drill was done by the police at the Government Museum and Art Gallery and Sector 10 at 11 AM. The next drill was at the Chandigarh Club.Police official told that our first move at all the places was to evacuate the buildings safely. After this the bomb disposal squad come and locate the bomb. Because of the traffic in the city the ambulance got late .