Heroin-carrying drone shot down near India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar, two arrested | Chandigarh News – Times of India


CHANDIGARH: A drone carrying drugs was shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Punjab Police in a joint operation near the India-Pakistan international border in Amritsar on Sunday, officials said.
Punjab Police said the unmanned aerial vehicle carrying five kg of heroin was shot down in Kakkar village.

“In a major breakthrough, Amritsar police, in a joint operation with BSF, have recovered a 6 wing drone after firing and bringing it down & seized 5kg heroin from village Kakkar, which is 2km from International border with Pakistan,” director general of police Gaurav Yadav said in a tweet.

He said two people had also been arrested. A total of 12 rounds from an AK-47 were fired towards the direction of the drone.
“The drone found is assembled, with parts manufactured in the USA and China,” the DCP said.
(With inputs from PTI)

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