New Delhi: BSF personnel intercepted a hexacopter (drone) flying at a low altitude in Punjab’s Ferozpur border sector on Friday night. It was made in China and crossed into Indian borders from Pakistan.
Senior officers have arrived in the region and are overseeing the search operation, according to a senior BSF officer.
A hexacopter (drone) flying at a low height in Ferozpur border area of Punjab was caught by BSF troops on Friday night. It’s Made in China & entered Indian territory from Pakistan side. Senior BSF officers have reached&are supervising search op in the area, said a sr BSF officer pic.twitter.com/9EchadYOnN
— ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2021
At Amarkot in the Ferozepur sector, Punjab, BSF forces discovered and downed a drone at a distance of around 300 meters from the IB and 150 meters from the BS Fence.
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Earlier, on the night of June 26-27, two Indian Air Force personnel were injured when two explosive devices were dropped from a drone on the IAF station in Jammu. The IAF station is located 14-15 kilometers from Pakistan’s international border.
Following the incident, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had directed border guarding forces to map the border areas and identify weak spots.
After the attack, the border guarding troops performed massive drills in both the eastern and western border areas to enhance the security grid.
(With ANI Inputs)
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