Kashmir: Security agencies to use unmanned drones for … – Firstpost

Security agencies in Kashmir will be accelerating the use of Israeli-built drones during counter-insurgency operations in the Valley, after facing stiff resistance from protesters while carrying out anti-militancy operations in congested localities. These drones will not only help security forces keep a tap on the movement of protesters thronging encounter sites, they will also pin point the exact location of militants in congested localities.

This is not the first time Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and police will use drone technology to combat militancy, but its use has become more pertinent after recent incidents of violence at the site of gunfights, where people were thronging to give a safe passage to militants.

Kashmir has been in the throes of civil unrest since the summer of last year. PTI representational image

Kashmir has been in the throes of civil unrest since the summer of last year. PTI

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