Special Forces With Anti-Drone Tech For G20 Meet In Kashmir

A senior police officer told NDTV that special forces with anti-drone tech were deployed for the G20 meet in Kashmir after five soldiers who were traveling in a truck carrying food for Iftar were killed in a terror attack last week.

A week after the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch last week, the Home Ministry will send a team to the Union Territory to review the security situation ahead of the G20 meeting scheduled there.

Five soldiers who were travelling in a truck, carrying food for Iftar, were killed in the terror attack last week.

“The focus of the discussions is going to be a thorough degree review of the security arrangements being put into place. Intelligence inputs about the threat of vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, or VBIED, and other types of threats,” a senior police officer told NDTV, adding a VBIED was also likely used in the Poonch attack.

There are an estimated 30 terrorists active in Kashmir valley, which is an all-time low, Additional Director General of Police Vijay Kumar told NDTV.

India will host the G20 summit in Jammu and Kashmir in 2023 and will assume the G20 presidency on December 1, 2022.

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