Pakistan’s Special Services Group among ‘8 most elite special forces in the world’

Agencies/New Delhi
April 20, 2017 INTERNATIONAL 268 Views

In a recently released list, Business Insider has mentioned Pakistan’s Special Services (SSG) among the top eight of world’s elite forces.
The list also includes seven other top forces from states around the world.
The Special Services Groups (SSG) is also known as ‘Black Storks’ in Pakistan because of commandos’ unique headgear.
Reportedly one of the training routines for SSG includes 36-mile march in 12 hours and 5-mile run in 50 minutes with full gear.
In October 2009, SSG commandos stormed an office building and rescued about 40 people taken hostage by suspected Taliban militants after an attack on the army’s headquarters.
Another critical operation done by SSG was in Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar in 2014 when TTP militants stormed in the institute and forces did a swift and timely operation.
The Business Insider list, which was also cross-posted by The Independent, also contains forces from UK, USA, France, Russia, Spain, and Israel.

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