Chandigarh: Officials reported the successful interception of a suspected Pakistani drone carrying three kilogrammes of heroin near the India-Pakistan border in Tarn Taran district on Monday. The operation was conducted jointly by the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Punjab Police.
According to officials, on Sunday, BSF troops detected the sound of a buzzing drone near Kalash village in Tarn Taran, leading them to believe that an unmanned aerial vehicle had entered Indian territory from Pakistan. Following protocol, the troops attempted to intercept the drone.
On Monday, in a collaborative search effort between the BSF and Punjab Police, a hexacopter drone and three kilogrammes of heroin wrapped with yellow tape were recovered from a field near Khemkaran village.
“Another Pakistani drone recovered by the joint efforts of BSF and Punjab Police,” said the official.