IAF may hunt Naxals

IAF may hunt Naxals

The Centre is planning to use the services of the Indian Air Force to hunt down Naxals, fearing strikes from the Maoists who on Sunday made a fresh vow to avenge the death of their slain leader   Azad.

The fleet of BSF helicopters deployed in Naxal-hit areas will also be augmented. The helicopters will be used for a quick response to reinforcement and rescue needs. Central security forces and Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand governments are scouting for safe helipad locations.

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