The Border Security Force (BSF) has shot down another Pakistani drone, which was carrying the narcotics near the Wagah-Attari international border in the Punjab’s Amritsar.
The BSF forces detected the drone at around 9:45 PM on Sunday near to the Rattankhurd village in Amritsar.
According to the statement released by the BSF in this context, “As per the laid down drill, the BSF rangers immediately reacted to intercept the drone and successfully downed the Pak drone with the contraband.”
In the further search at the area, the BSF added that its rangers have recovered a “black colored drone (Quadcopter, DJI Matrice, 300 RTK) along with a consignment containing three packets of suspected narcotics (Heroin), attached with it from the farming fields of Rattankhurd village.
The official stated that, “The gross weight of the recovered consignment of Heroin is approximately 3.2 kg.”
The force further mentioned that, “With the action of the alert BSF troops, another nefarious attempt of Pakistan to smuggle narcotics via drones is foiled.”
Earlier, a huge consignment of heroin drugs which were dropped by Pakistani drones at the outskirts of Amritsar was recovered in a joint operation of the BSF and Punjab Police on Saturday.
As per the statement released by the BSF, “During the early hours of Saturday, a joint ambush of the security force and Punjab Police heard a buzzing sound of drones and dropping of consignment at the outskirts of Rai village in the Amritsar district.”