The Border Security Force ( BSF ) opened fire on a suspected Pakistani drone on the International Border of Jammu on Saturday. Officials said that a search operation was launched to ensure that weapons or drugs were not dropped from the drone. A BSF spokesperson said the force personnel fired at the suspicious flying object when it entered the civilian area of Arnia at around 4:10 am.
Pakistani Drones Pushed Back By BSF In Arnia Sector
The spokesman said, ‘BSF personnel in Arnia area heard the sound of a suspicious drone at 4:10 am. Soldiers fired in the direction of the voice. He said that the site was cordoned off with the help of the police, and a search operation was launched. Officials said the BSF personnel fired around 18 shots within 10 minutes of sighting the drone.
The drone is also seen in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan.
Apart from Jammu, a drone movement was also seen near the International Border in the Sri Ganganagar district of Rajasthan last night. The Border Security Force personnel fired about 18 rounds on the drone. A BSF official said that ‘drone movement was observed last night in Sriganganagar district near the International Border Area. At the same time, the drone returned after firing about 18 rounds by BSF personnel. A search operation is being conducted in this regard.
BSF jawans busted terrorist hideout
Security forces on Friday busted a terrorist hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district. The items recovered by the security forces here include two under-barrel grenade launchers, one AK-47 magazine, 48 rounds of INSAS rifle, ten rounds of AK-47, 38 rounds of nine mm weapon, two rounds of Chinese pistol, a knife and another.
Sharp weapons were found. The operation was jointly carried out by the Special Operations Group, 26 Rashtriya Rifles and the 52nd Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force.