Chandigarh, July 31,2023: As per media reports, The Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed at the border heard the buzzing sound of a drone entering India from Pakistan near Kalash village in Tarn Taran district on July 30, at about 9 pm,” and shoot down the drone near the International Border in the Tarn Taran sector on Sunday night and seized about 3 kg narcotics that it was ferrying into the Indian territory.
According to the news published in The Tribune, troops acted to intercept the drone by shooting at it, he added.
A joint search operation with Punjab Police was carried out in the area on Monday morning. During the search, troops found a large consignment suspected to be heroin in a packet wrapped in yellow tape from the fields near the village.
The drone, a hexacopter, was also recovered, the official said.