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Mock drills in Delhi Metro stations

A series of mock drills was held at Metro stations across the national capital on Sunday to check the preparedness in tackling any emergency situation.

delhi Updated: Jun 28, 2009 15:10 IST

A series of mock drills was held at Metro stations across the national capital on Sunday to check the preparedness in tackling any emergency situation.

The drill started at around 8.01 am, after Delhi Metro Operation Control room received a call from Delhi Police about a 'blast' in New Delhi Metro station.

Calls were also made about a 'blast' in last coach of a train in Dwarka Metro station, on a track between Navada and Dwarka, in parking area and coffee shop in Yamuna Bank station and five terrorists 'attacking' Kashmiri Gate Metro station, a DMRC spokesperson said.

Delhi Metro, Delhi Police, Civil Defence, CISF, Disaster Management Department and Fire Department participated in the mock drill which ended at 8.43 am, the spokesperson said.

During the drill, all Metro services were stopped. These were resumed soon after the conclusion of the drill.