Security agencies are conducting mock drills at the Statue of Unity amidst terror threat.
Quick Reaction Team and Chetak Commandos of Gujarat Police took part in the exercise which was conducted to keep a high state of preparedness in case of a terror attack.
#Mockdrill carried out in wake of a #TerrorAlert at #StatueOfUnity today morning. #QuickResponseTeam and #ChetakCammandos of @GujaratPolice sung into action as a part of preparedness measures. The @souindia is a place of national repute. @indiatvnews @dgpgujarat @InfoGujarat pic.twitter.com/Y2WQUYECq6— Nirnay Kapoor (@nirnaykapoor) August 26, 2019
Statue of Unity is considered a place of national repute and one of the hotspots where terrorists could strike. It is one of the 100 greatest places of 2019 as per Time magazine.
Statue of Unity is one of the world’s 100 greatest places of 2019 as per— Statue Of Unity (@souindia) August 23, 2019
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Over 1.9 million people have visited the statue in the last 9 months and that number is only expected to grow exponentially.