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Air Force needed in fight against Naxals

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or non-weaponised drones are to be used on a trial basis for rescue and search by the Government.


The Home Ministry is seeking a fresh mandate from the Cabinet to use Air Force choppers and aircraft for search and rescue operations against Naxals. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or non-weaponised drones are to be used on a trial basis for rescue and search. The Home Ministry says the aircraft will be used for purely defensive purposes.



CNN-IBN on Face The Nation asked: Is the Air Force needed in the fight against Naxals?

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