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Sindh Police establish Urban Flooding Rescue Unit for Karachi

The Urban Flooding Rescue Unit will work under the supervision of DIG Security Maqsood Ahmed to overcome any emergency or flood situation in the metropolis.

The unit comprises SSU commandos equipped with the latest rescue gadgets and small boats which will stay alert round-the-clock to respond to any situation during heavy rainfalls.

Karachi: In view of Meteorological Department’s prediction that Karachi is expected to receive more rainfall than usual during the upcoming monsoon season, the Security & Emergency Services Division of Sindh Police has constituted the ‘Urban Flooding Rescue Unit’.

Sindh Police establish Urban Flooding Rescue Unit for Karachi -Sindh Courier-1Sindh Police establish Urban Flooding Rescue Unit for Karachi -Sindh Courier-2The Urban Flooding Rescue Unit will work under the supervision of DIG Security Maqsood Ahmed to overcome any emergency or flood situation in the metropolis.

Urban Flooding Rescue Unit was recently inaugurated by Addl. IGP Karachi Imran Yaqoob Minhas. The unit comprises SSU commandos equipped with the latest rescue gadgets and small boats which will stay alert round-the-clock to respond to any situation during heavy rainfalls.

Sindh Police establish Urban Flooding Rescue Unit for Karachi -Sindh Courier-4DIG Security and Emergency Services Division Maqsood Ahmed said that commandos of the Urban Flooding Rescue Unit have passed out from a lifeguard training given by the professionals.

A practical demonstration of rescuing people strangled in water was also exhibited by the unit. (PR)

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