NEW DELHI: Paramilitary commandos may soon be deployed to guard the Indian embassy and diplomatic staff in Iraq, following threats from the ISIS terror groups, officials said.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been asked to provide its best combat personnel for this job.
The commandos will have a specific task of securing the embassy, its diplomatic staff and their families against terror threats.
The commandos, who are highly motivated, have done the anti-Naxal operations, will be part of the proposed contingent that will go to iraq, the official said.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the country’s largest paramilitary and is primarily designated for internal security and anti-Maoist operations .