25 Feb '11, 6am

SAF command team helps out New Zealand Defence Force 2 conduct cordon operations in Christchurch.

SAF command team helps out New Zealand Defence Force 2 conduct cordon operations in Christchurch.

As the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) command team assesses the situation in Christchurch, New Zealand, for further assistance, the 116-strong SAF contingent has been assisting the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in establishing a cordon around the city centre. Christchurch was hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on 22 Feb, which disrupted power and water supplies to much of the city. When cyberpioneer visited the crippled city, many essential services such as communications networks and public utilities were still not functioning. In aid of ongoing rescue efforts, the SAF contingent has deployed its forces to assist the NZDF and local police in maintaining an extensive cordon around the downtown area. Said Lance Corporal (LCP) Md Khairil Haris of the 7th Singapore Infantry Brigade: "I have been on duty for 12 hours... guiding vehicles in and out of the disaster area. It is t...

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