Ahead of 15th August, Police in Srinagar has pressed into service drones to keep a watch over Anchar and adjacent areas of Soura Srinagar.
In a statement, a spokesperson of Police said that it carried out a successful drone surveillance exercise over Anchar and adjacent areas. “Several high-end drones are being utilised for the said purpose. The drone surveillance is being used within the 2-kilometre radius in/around the Anchar Soura.” The spokesperson said.
Adding that a police team led by the SP Hazratbal along with SHO Soura and the experts used the drones from SKIMS Park. “Aerial surveillance helps to keep a close watch on the suspects. It also helps to further strengthen the security cover that is put in place.” The communique added.
Anchar had turned into a resistance hotbed in 2019 following the government of India’s abrogation of article-370. The area witnessed heavy clashes between forces and youth even as it had grabbed global headlines for being under siege for months.