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Punjab: BSF Recovers 565 Grams Of Heroin Airdropped By Pakistani Drone Near International Border In Amritsar

Border Security Force personnel detected the drone during the night between November 20 and 21 and they also observed a noise resembling something being dropped on the ground in Mode village.

Pak drone shot down by BSF in Amritsar
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The Border Security Force on Tuesday recovered 565 grams of heroin airdropped by a Pakistani drone from a field near the International Border in Punjab's Amritsar district.

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel detected the drone during the night between November 20 and 21. Additionally, they observed a noise resembling something being dropped on the ground in Mode village, as told by an official to PTI.

During a search, BSF troops recovered a packet wrapped in yellow tape containing 565 grams of heroin, reportedly and the Pakistani drone returned after dropping the packet.

In a post on X, the BSF said, "In a search operation, based on specific input about drone intrusion, @BSF_Punjab troops seized 565 gms of heroin from the outskirts of the village - Mode, District - Amritsar. The troops swiftly responded to the #drone intrusion, which dropped the contraband before returning back to #Pakistan."

"#AlertBSF troops successfully thwarted yet another attempt by Pakistani smugglers to smuggle drugs into Indian territory," it said.

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