Featured Image: Commandos at Park Street Metro station on Wednesday.
By A Newsman
Kolkata, 05 April: IN view of the recent terror attack at St Petersburg Metro in Russia, Kolkata Metro Railway authorities have pressed in commandos equipped with sophisticated firearms to avert any such incidents.
The 30-member commando team of the Railway Projection Force have undergone rigorous training in counter-terrorism at the Counter Terrorism & Jungle Warfare College located at Bastar in Chhattisgarh.
Metro Railway spokesperson said that the commandos would move at random to all the Metro station to look for suspicious elements, and to inculcate a sense of safety and security among the commuters.
The commandos are on duty in two shifts ~ from 06.30 in the morning to 02.30 in the afternoon, and from 02.30 pm to the time the last Metro trains had ended their journey around 11 in the night.
They are capable of launching and sustaining counter-terrorism operation and can response to an untoward incident quickly.