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This I-Day, terror threat is airborne

DNDEL8137 | 8/13/2017 | Author : Sumit Kumar Singh | WC :535 | India

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New Delhi: Small drones, paragliding equipment, and Chinese lanterns might be the choice of weapon for terror outfits this year, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has stated ahead of the 70th Independence Day celebrations.
In a top-secret note to the security establishments, the MHA has admitted that terrorists now have new modes of targeting sensitive sites, in view of which, the dynamics of security preparations may have to be changed.
Intelligence agencies have reported that some Pakistan-based terror outfits are using drones, modified by mounting a circuit to release explosives through a small 10-volt battery, to launch attacks.
“It has been suggested that suitable countermeasures be taken against aerial attacks
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