Police, SCDF activated to resolve stand-off with armed man at Chai Chee flat

Rescuers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) have set up a Life Pack - a large air cushion designed to break the fall of a person when he lands - at the foot of an HDB block in Chai Chee. The Straits Times understands that police operations have been underway at a flat on the sixth floor since 10.30am on Friday, Aug 23, 2013, to disarm an occupant who is said to be holding a chopper.

SINGAPORE - A net was also hung from a unit on the eight floor of the block by SCDF officers, purportedly to prevent anyone from jumping out of the windows in the units below.

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