The security forces involved in anti-naxal operations in visakhapatnam district would get technical and sophisticated arms support from israel very soon.
The security forces are set to launch a series of major assaults on Maoists. Andhra Pradesh will be the first state to utilise the services of a foreign nation to tackle the naxal menace.
Andhra Pradesh state police department had already got the strength in the form of former DG of CRPF and also
PM’s security chief Kode Durga Prasad, who was appointed as advisor to state home department.
Durga Prasad had served as Greyhounds chief and also initiated many actions against naxals in Odisha, chhattisgarh and Jharkhand in the capacity of DG CRPF.
A two-member Israeli team along with DGP N Sambasiva Rao, higher officials of intelligence, state intelligence
bureau (SIB), anti naxal special force Greyhounds and CRPF conducted an aerial survey of Visakha agency on
The aerial survey was conducted to give a picture of the difficult terrain of the Andhra-Odisha border, especially
Visakha agency, to the Israel experts.