JAMMU: Alert BSF troops on Saturday efficiently foiled Pakistan’s bid to fly drones into the Indian territory alongside the worldwide border in Arnia sector of Jammu district.
A BSF spokesperson mentioned, “Around 4.30am, two unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted entering the Indian territory from the Pakistan side and were immediately fired upon by vigilant BSF troops, which compelled the machines to retreat to Pakistan territory.”
He added, “Despite the existence of ceasefire settlement between Pakistan and India, Pakistan Rangers haven’t stopped their nefarious actions in opposition to India.”
Pakistan Rangers within the current previous had been repeatedly violating the worldwide boundary by drone intrusions and by making an attempt to drop arms/ammunition contained in the Indian territory. BSF shot down a Pak hexacopter carrying an enormous cache of arms/ammunition on June 20 final yr at Pansar. Another Pak drone was seen close to the IB within the Arnia sector on the night of November 28, 2020, which additionally was pushed again by alert BSF troops.
In one other incident on November 20, BSF troops seen a drone flying contained in the Indian territory within the Samba sector a day after safety forces efficiently foiled the nefarious designs of Pakistan by neutralizing 4 terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammad in Nagrota.
“Today’s drone intrusion bid foiled by BSF is indicative of alertness and swift retaliatory action by BSF. The BSF intelligence branch was receiving inputs about the possible use of drones by Pakistan for ferrying arms and ammunition from Pakistan into Indian side. Accordingly, the troops have been on the alert, and the border domination has exponentially increased,” the spokesperson mentioned.