SCO joint anti-terrorism exercise program: the terrorists had occupied by force tanker
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troops in review, according to Itar-Tass, September 4 Volgograd Shanghai Cooperation Organization” Volga Spengler terrorism -2008 “multilateral joint anti-terror exercise in Russia Volgograd 4 end of this exercise are the SCO member states security and special services to participate in leadership and staff, contents of the exercises to eliminate the terrorists and rescue hostages on oil tankers .
“Volgograd terrorism -2008″ head of the joint campaign headquarters strategy exercises since August 14 was held in Volgograd, the end of September 4. Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia leading security and special services, and international anti-terrorist organization (the Shanghai Cooperation Organization anti-terrorism agencies, the CIS Collective Security Treaty Organization and the anti-terrorism center) attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s anti-terrorism exercise . Pakistan, Iran and Belarus as observers to the current anti-terrorism activities.
at the end of the exercise day, the main activities in the Volgograd refinery, oil terminal started.
in accordance with the exercise program, a group of terrorists armed occupation of the oil tankers and oil terminals on the control of the staff.
the terrorists’ political demands to the Russian authorities, threatening to blow up occupied facilities. Fearing an explosion led to heavy casualties, and cause serious ecological disaster, the Russian side made the decision to rescue hostages and destroy the terrorists launched a counter-terrorism operations. Russian Federal Security Service special mission units in the center of this case, rushed to the crisis situation, critical areas. Combat units in the landing areas critical situation, remove explosive devices, to eliminate terrorists and rescue hostages. In this process, no hostages were injured, two terrorists were killed, three terrorists were captured.
special operations in the tanker when the fire started, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations eliminated the fire. Russian Emergency Situations Ministry displacement of 65 tons of a fire boat arrived at the scene of the fire is assumed. Discharge of the fire aboard the boat 60 liters per second of water and foam.
director of the Russian Security Council, the National Counter-Terrorism Committee Chairman Alexander Bortnikov exercise concluded in Volgograd, told reporters: “We successfully completed all of the established exercise program. To participate in the exercise of department heads and staff have successfully completed the task the same time, we also proved that national counter-terrorism subsidiary bodies of the Commission held in the territory of Volgograd’s campaign organization played a role. “