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BSF shoots down a drone carrying narcotics at in Indo Pak border in Amritsar region

The drone weighed 12 kgs had four propellers. It was intercepted and shot down around 9.15 pm near the Rania border post in the Amritsar sector by the troops of the 22nd Battalion of the BSF

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New Delhi, October 17

The Border Security Force shot down a quad-copter drone suspected to be carrying narcotics at the India-Pakistan international border in the Amritsar region.

The BSF said that the drone weighed 12 kgs had four propellers. It was intercepted and shot down around 9.15 pm near the Rania border post in the Amritsar sector by the troops of the 22nd Battalion of the BSF.

A green-coloured packet was recovered from under the drone and it had two kg material, which is suspected to be narcotics, officials added. 

This is the second such incident in past three daysat this frontier.

In a similar incident that took place on the intervening night of October 13-14, the BSF shot down a large (quad copter) Pakistani drone in the Gurdaspur sector of Punjab.




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