Security beefed up in Ahmedabad ahead of Indo-Pak clash


Security arrangements in Ahmedabad have been tightened ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup clash between India and Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will be locking horns against each other at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium on Saturday.
Ahead of this high-octane clash, drones have been deployed near the venue to keep an eye on any danger or anti-social elements.
These drones can fly for 12 hours at a height of 120 m. They can cover an area worth 5 kilometres around the stadium.
Ravindra Kumar from the Crime Branch, Ahmedabad, said, “The drone can fly for 12 hours at 120 m height, and it can cover 5 km around the stadium. It is being used to catch antisocial elements. The drone has a full HD camera. It is being used for the security of the stadium and nearby places.”
Earlier, speaking ahead of the clash at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) President Dhanraj Nathwani said that the GCA was completely prepared for hosting one of the most important tournaments.
“All the preparations are in place for the match as per the standards set by the International Cricket Council (ICC), with the support of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). We at GCA are very proud to host such an important match, along with the opening game and the final match of the World Cup, and we are thankful to
the BCCI.