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Big success for BSF in Punjab, shot down a Chinese made drone, search operation continues

The made in China quadcopter was recovered near the fence in the evening around 7.40 pm.

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Punjab :Border Security Forces in Punjab seized a drone in Amristar’s Rajatal area on Sunday. The made in China quadcopter was recovered near the fence in the evening around 7.40 pm, news agency ANI reported citing officials.

“A drone was seized in Rajatal, Amritsar at around 7.40pm, y’day. We found it near the fence, it’s a quadcopter with a camera. It’s made in China, we fired at the drone & eventually recovered it. Searches still underway in the area: Anant,” BSF personnel was quoted by ANI as saying.

Last week on Friday, a drone was shot down and seized by the jawans of the 22 Battalion of the Border Security force, (BSF) who were patrolling in the Pulmoran area of the Amritsar Sector in Punjab, according to a statement by BSF. As per BSF Search is on for the presence of other drones in the area. More details are awaited in this case.

This was second such incident in the last three days in the Amritsar sector. Earlier, according to BSF, a Pakistani drone entered the Amritsar sector and was shot down by the BSF after it entered the Indian side on Tuesday evening near the Daoke Border Outpost (BoP) in the Amritsar sector. In the last two months, Border Security Force (BSF) has shot down four drones in the Amritsar area.

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Several incidences of suspected Pakistani drones entering the Indian side and being downed by the BSF in Punjab have been reported recently. A drone was shot down by the BSF jawans of 101 battalion on 21 December, near the Harbhajan Border outpost area in the Ferozpur Sector of the Tarn Taran district. The drone was recovered from the fields on 22 December during a search operation.

Earlier this week, drone activities were recorded in two border outpost areas in Gurdaspur, Punjab. Drones are believed to have entered India in Punjab’s Gurdaspur sector from the Pakistan side along the International Border, BSF’s Gurdaspur DIG Prabhakar Joshi said on Monday. They were spotted at Chandu Wadala Post and Kassowal Post at around 10.30 pm Sunday, Joshi had said.

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