BSF foils smuggling bid along Pak border in Amritsar, seizes contraband, pistol

07:41 PM Sep 19, 2022 | PTI |

Border Security Force personnel have seized three packets of a contraband, suspected to be heroin, and an automatic imported pistol air-dropped by a drone from Pakistan, officials said on Monday.


On the night of September 18, BSF troops deployed along the border heard a buzzing sound of a suspected flying object coming from Pakistan to the Indian side and then going back, they said.

The troops also heard the sound of something being dropped in a farm near Dhanoe Kalan village in Amritsar district, the officials said, adding that they opened fire at the flying object.

Later, during a search operation, the troops found the three packets weighing around 2.5 kg, along with a pistol, a magazine and eight rounds from the field, they added.


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