The Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a Pakistani drone on Sunday which had drugs attached to it as it entered an Indian village near the Indo-Pak border in Punjab as reported by officials to the media.
According to an official statement that was made around 9.30 pm yesterday, the BSF troops reportedly heard the buzzing sound of a drone in the village Dhanoe Khurd in Amritsar.
That is when they were able to shoot the drone down.
The statement read, "During subsequent searches of the area, BSF troops recovered a drone from the fields of the village."
A Pakistani drone that violated Indian airspace has been intercepted & brought down by BSF troops in Amritsar Sector. Drone and tied narcotics recovered: BSF Punjab Frontier pic.twitter.com/hOtkdWFmci— ANI (@ANI) May 28, 2023
Meanwhile, the troops also saw three people running towards the village and caught hold of one of the suspects along with a bag containing a narcotics consignment of three packets having a gross weight of 3.4 kg.
An iron hook and four luminous strips were also found attached to the consignment, it said.
(With PTI inputs)