BSF seizes 3 kgs of narcotics dropped by drone near Amritsar border
Chandigarh, April 16: The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 3 kilograms of narcotics that had been dropped by a drone near the International Border in the Amritsar Sector on Saturday evening.
"On April 15, at about 8.20 pm, hours, troops deployed at the border, heard the buzzing sound of a drone entering from Pakistan into Indian territory near Dhanoe Kalan village in Amritsar district,” a BSF officer said. “As per the laid down drill, troops immediately reacted to intercept the drone by firing at it,” he added.
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The troops heard the buzzing sound of the drone entering from Pakistan into Indian territory near Dhanoe Kalan village in Amritsar district. According to the laid down drill, troops immediately reacted to intercept the drone by firing at it.
Additionally, troops deployed in the depth area heard the sound of a drone and something being dropped in the wheat fields on the outskirts of the village. Upon searching the area, the BSF troops found a large bag containing packets of narcotics, suspected to be heroin, as well as an iron ring with hook and four luminous strips attached to the consignment.
This is the second incident of its kind on the same day, following a similar seizure of about 3 kgs of narcotics near Bachiwind village in Amritsar district.
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- With inputs from agencies