Pakistan drone violates Indian airspace, shot down near Punjab
New Delhi : A Pakistani drone has been intercepted and shot down by the BSF troops of Amritsar sector. The drone was found violating the Indian airspace; this is the fourth such drone in last two days.
In four other incidents, the troops have shot down three more drones alongside the Punjab border.
The latest drone "violated Indian airspace on Saturday night and was intercepted by firing in the jurisdiction of the Amritsar sector."
In the Amritsar district, the initial drone, identified as a black quadcopter model "DJI Matrice 300 RTK," was discovered and recovered from Udhar Dhariwal village. Border Security Force (BSF) troops successfully intercepted the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by opening fire at approximately 9 pm on Friday.
Similarly, the second quadcopter, also belonging to the same make, was found in Rattan Khurd village, Amritsar district, after troops fired at it around 9.30 pm. Notably, attached to this drone were two packets suspected to contain a total of 2.6 kg of heroin.