Amritsar: Drone entered from Attari border shot down by BSF, pieces found in Dhanoe Kalan fields, heroin recovered

BSF personnel shot down a Pakistani drone on Wednesday-Thursday night near Dhanoe Kalan, a village on the Attari border. The squad patrolling in the frontier village area once again foiled the attempt of Pakistani smugglers at around 2.15 am. Immediately after this, during the search operation, BSF recovered the broken drone in the fields located outside Dhanoe Kalan village. Apart from this, BSF also recovered two packets of heroin (two kg) and two small packets of opium.

According to BSF spokesperson, BSF personnel were patrolling the Indo-Pak border. During this, the jawans of the force patrolling in the border village Dhanoe Kalan area heard the sound of a drone entering Indian territory from Pakistan side. The jawans of the force started firing, aiming in the direction of the sound of the drone. During this time, the jawans heard the sound of something falling. Soon after, the jawans cordoned off the area and informed senior BSF officers about it.

As soon as the information was received, the top officials of BSF also reached the spot and started a search operation in the fields located outside the border village Dhanoe Kalan. After about three hours of search, the jawans found a black colored (quadocopter DJI Matris 300 RTK) drone broken into pieces in the field, which was taken into custody by the BSF. During the search, a big packet was also found, inside which two packets of heroin and two small packets of opium were also recovered. After taking possession of the said two kg heroin and about 170 grams of opium, the BSF informed the police. The search operation is going on in the fields located outside Dhanoe Kalan village.

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