The administration of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to monitor the sensitive areas where minority people live in the valley by drones. This move will provide security to the minority community. Due to the recent target killing, this action has been taken.
Before the visit of Union home minister Amit Shah, aerial surveillance will be done of the areas including Srinagar as well as Lal Chowk and the city centre. These are the places where minority people live. This surveillance will be jointly conducted by local police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Ahead the visit of Amit Shah, Police and the CRPF have tested drones at the Pratap Park area of Jammu and Kashmir.
Mathev A John, deputy inspector general of CRPF (operations) said CRPF along with the local police have tested drones that will be used for the aerial monitoring of the areas where minorities live. He said, “The step has been taken in the wake of recent attacks on the minority community members and migrant labourers.”
During the attacks on civilians in last two weeks, around 11 people are killed. Minority people and migrants were targeted by the terrorists.
Terrorists opened fire on civilians, in which two labourers were killed who were migrants and on sunday, one was injured in kulgam. A food vendor from Bihar and a carpenter who hailed from UP were also shot dead by terrorists.
National Investigation Agency was investigating four cases of civilian killings on Wednesday. The victims were Srinagar pharmacist M L Bindroo, Sikh school principal Supinder Kaur and teacher Deepak Chand, Bihari vendor Virendra Paswan and two Bihari labourers, Raja Reshi Dev and Joginder Reshi Dev, who were killed in Kulgam.