Jammu, June 9 (UNI) Alert troops of Border Security Force early morning on Thursday fired at a suspected drone and pushed it back in Arnia sector of Jammu. BSF spokesman DIG SPS Sandhu said that a blinking light suspected to be a drone was observed in the Arnia sector at around 4.15 am. “The BSF troops fired at it due to which it returned back,” he said.
Notably, President Ramnath Kovind is also arriving here on a two day visit. This evening he will address the convocation of IIM Jammu. A tight security has been put in place in Jammu and it’s peripheries.
Earlier on June 7, police and BSF shot down the payload attached with the drone and recovered timer IEDs in tiffin boxes in Kanhachak sector of Jammu.