NEW DELHI 

As part of India’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, the country’s military has begun using drones and guns shooting ultraviolet light to help stop the spread of the virus.

Among the latest innovations against the virus, the country’s military Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (EME) Corps developed a quadcopter fitted with up to five liters (1.3 gallons) of disinfectants that can sanitize an area the size of a football field in less than five minutes.

Along with this, an EME workshop in the capital Delhi built devices that emit ultraviolet light that kills any pathogens it hits in

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