JAMMU: Troops of the Border Security Force recovered on Friday a cache of arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone alongside the worldwide border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district.
“On specific information regarding dropping of arms and ammunition by a drone in the Samba border area, BSF troops carried out a search operation in Samba sector on Friday morning,” the spokesperson for BSF Jammu Frontier stated.
At about 11.30 am, BSF troops recovered an merchandise wrapped in yellow polythene from a subject. One AK-47 assault rifle, one pistol, one journal, 15 rounds for a 9 mm weapon, one wood body (used to connect the payload to the drone) and wrapping materials was recovered roughly 250 metres inside Indian territory.
“The efforts of alert BSF troops deployed in a multi-tiered grid have once again resulted in neutralising the designs of Pakistan anti-national elements acting in deep connivance with the Pakistan Rangers,” the BSF spokesperson added.
In the identical space, a tunnel was detected on November 22, 2020, and a Pakistani intruder was killed on May 5, 2021. The BSF had neutralised a Pakistani hexacopter in the realm on June 20, 2020 and recovered a big amount of arms and explosives.