In the exercise organized with the participation of AFAD, fire brigade and 112 Emergency Service teams, earthquake notification was received as per the scenario. Acting on this, the teams reached the area in a short time.
The teams evacuated the institution for precautionary purposes and closed the area to pedestrian and vehicle traffic. A masked person, who took advantage of the situation after the earthquake, attempted an armed robbery in the institution. Police teams discouraged the suspect from the robbery through persuasion as a result of negotiation.
Fire crews carried the 3 injured people to the ambulance on a stretcher and intervened in the fire.
PTT Şırnak Chief Director Faik Öz said that the exercise was carried out successfully with approximately 30 people consisting of AFAD, firefighters and 112 Emergency Service teams.
“Our aim is to raise awareness of the staff”
Explaining that as an institution, they take care to conduct drills on earthquake, fire, flood and sabotage events every year, Öz said:
“In terms of risk analysis, it was explained how the personnel should take precautions in the face of events that may occur in an earthquake with a magnitude of 6. We should always be cautious about the earthquakes in our country in the past and the fact that our region is located on the fault line. is to raise awareness. I congratulate those who contributed to the exercise held for this purpose.”