Army implements 3-tier security system including anti-drone teams, bomb squads for Amarnath Yatra
In J&K, the annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra is going on smoothly. The second batch of around 4500 devotees is undertaking the Yatra of the cave shrine on both routes.
On the first day of Yatra yesterday, more than 7000 devotees paid obeisance at the holy cave shrine from the Baltal and Pahalgam routes.
Elaborate arrangements and unprecedented security arrangements have been put in place to ensure a smooth and hassle-free pilgrimage.
The Army has announced the implementation of an upgraded three-tier security system.
In a press conference yesterday, Brigadier Amandeep Malhi highlighted the pivotal role of technology in the enhanced security scenario, with the inclusion of quadcopters, night vision devices (NVDs), anti-drone teams and bomb squads.