Indian security officers trained in preventing terror attack

Select officers from Indian security agencies on Friday completed a two-week training course at the National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) on preventing terrorist attacks conducted by American trainers.

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2009, 00:24 AM IST

Hyderabad: Select officers from Indian
security agencies on Friday completed a two-week training course
at the National Industrial Security Academy (NISA) on
preventing terrorist attacks conducted by American trainers.

A batch of officers from National Security Guards
(NSG), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Central
Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and others were trained in
preventing terrorist attacks on soft targets, a release from
the US Consulate in Hyderabad said.
The American trainers used a combination of lectures,
case studies, practical and field exercises to introduce the
participants to responding to terrorist attacks on soft
targets during the two-week training course held between
November 9 and 20 at NISA here.

"This training represents the commitment of the United
States and India to coordinate on counter terrorism efforts,
including intelligence and law enforcement. Increased training
is a component of this commitment," the release said.
The US Consul General Cornelis Keur distributed
certificates of completion to the 12 Indian security officials
at a function today.

PTI