A drone-like object spotted at IGI airport: Govt

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New Delhi, Dec 2 : A drone-like object was spotted visually by the Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on October 27, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

The incident, near technical area and runway of IGI airport, is being investigated by the central security agencies, Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said while replying to a written question.

Drone-like object spotted at IGI

He said information is being sought from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Home Ministry is in the process of preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for detection, identification and neutralisation of threats arising out of such unmanned aerial vehicles.

PTI

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