To monitor elections, Election Commission brings in drones for first time

voting-11New Delhi, Apr 11: For the first time the Election Commission (EC) of India is using drones to monitor the elections. Voting in the first phase of the polls commenced today.

At least 13 drones are being used in the Gautam Buddh Nagar constituency and the same was introduced to monitor any unwanted activities on the ground. The drones have been deployed in the various districts that falls under this constituency.

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Drone kills top ISIS leader in Afghanistan

In what could be termed as a major victory for security forces a key ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed in a drone strike today. Read more: Has ISIS upgraded to chemical weapons? Hafiz Saeed one of the top commanders of the ISIS was killed in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region today in a drone strike.

The strike took place at Achin, Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province late on Friday night, the Afghan intelligence said. This is considered to be a major blow for the ISIS which has been trying to build up an outfit in Afghanistan.  The Drone strikes carried out to specifically target ISIS militants also killed 30 more fighters in the region. These strikes could have weakened the ISIS a great deal.  Read more: