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J&K: Terrorist attack in Kupwara, 1 army jawan injured

J&K: Terrorist attack in Kupwara, 1 army jawan injured”

Backed by large sections of the population, in Indian Kashmir there are several separatist groups seeking independence of that region or its annexation to Pakistan. These robots would be capable of delivering ammunition at intended locations.

Kupwara: The Army has launched a massive manhunt with the help of reinforcement of Para commandos, soon after terrorists attacked 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headquarter in the forest area of Kalaroose Kupwara district of north Kashmir yesterday night.

The defence minister said that there was a move by the security forces to clean up the Valley of armed terrorists.

The robots will have a capability of of picking up inputs and transmission from a range of 200 metres. According to the Indian Army, the robots should be able to "deliver suitable ammunition.e.g. stun grenade". The Modi government has sanctioned the proposal under "Make" category of acquisition in the Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 which means only Indian vendors are eligible for the projects. The army is also mulling the possibility of operating two or more teams jointly in a target area. The army note also claims, as quoted in the report:So far, an indigenous remotely operated vehicle called "Daksh" has been used for handling improvised explosive devices. With a three-hour endurance on battery, Daksh can climb stairs and be operated using a remote within 500 metres.

Also, in another incident, one woman was killed in firing when Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire in Poonch area at about 5:20 am on Saturday.



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