A drone was recovered from an agricultural area in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district close to the Pakistan border on Monday by the Border Safety Drive.
BSF forces have confiscated the eighth Pakistani unmanned aerial automobile in Punjab inside the final week, all of which had been utilized for heroin smuggling throughout the border.
Appearing on exact intelligence, troops collaborated with Punjab Police in a joint search operation on the outskirts of Mehdipur village in Tarn Taran on Monday.
Through the operation, a quadcopter manufactured in China was found in a area, based on an official assertion.
A BSF additional instructed PTI that over the previous week, its troops have intercepted and retrieved a complete of eight Pakistani drones together with 5 kilograms of heroin.
“During the last seven days, the alert troops of @BSF_Punjab intercepted and recovered eight Pakistani drones engaged in smuggling narcotics into India. Together with it, the BSF efficiently seized approx 5 kilogrammes heroin and apprehended two smugglers,” it mentioned in a put up on X.
“Notably, all of the intercepted drones are made in China and had been used to hold out cross-border smuggling,” it added.