SSU Commandos earn laurels in Thailand shooting competition


COAS meets gold-winning Pak Army team


Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday met with Pakistan Army team, which won gold medal in ‘Exercise Cambrian Petrol’ held in the UK from October 13 to 22. The COAS appreciated the team for their commendable performance, an Inter-Services Public Relations statement said.
A total of 131 teams participated in the event, known as one of the toughest patrolling test for military personnel. Pakistan claimed gold medal for the third consecutive time, while overall it was their fourth gold medal in the event. Cambrian Patrol is physically challenging and arduous exercise which concentrates on teamwork for achieving the mission. The team of 8 x men carrying up to 40kgs of combat gear crosses some of the most unforgiving mountainous terrain of mid-Wales, UK, amid tactical and technical challenges, testing leadership, self-discipline, courage and determination of
Meanwhile, it is reported that two Special Security Unit (SSU) Commandos of Sindh Police representing Pakistan secured 3rd positions in two different categories in the Asia International Defensive Pistol Association Cup (IDPA) competition held in Bangkok Thailand.
Over 100 shooters from 10 Asian countries participated in the shooting competition which was organized by China, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Macau. Two Commandos from SSU Sindh Police represented Pakistan in the Asia Cup Shooting Competition and Commando Arsalan Anwar got 3rd Position in the International Category while another SSU Commando Abdul Shakoor secured 3rd Position in Marksman Category.
Commandant SSU Mr. Maqsood Ahmed extended his heartiest congratulations for the successful participation in the Asia Cup Shooting Competition held in Bangkok. Mr. Maqsood Ahmed called upon the police personnel for acquiring high quality skills, techniques and vast stamina which always play effective role to foil the nefarious designs of the anti-social elements. The Commandant said that SSU is paying maximum attention for providing modern policing training and improve the professional capabilities of SSU Commandos.—INP

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