Punjab, India: On Sunday, Punjab witnessed drones and fire from the personnel in Chandu Wadala village and Kassowal, Punjab, India. Border Security Force (BSF) gave the information, and the BSF acted to stop the drones from crossing into Indian Territory.
BSF witnessed the drone at nearly 10:20 pm on Sunday, and to stop the drone, security forces fired around 26 rounds. Following a drone sighting report, security personnel searched the surrounding area, as shared by Asian News International (ANI), an Indian news agency.
According to the reports of ANI, there is some flying objects with buzz sound entered through the Chandu Wadala of Punjab boundaries on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at 10:20 pm. The sound of that flying object (drone) was heard at a height of about 250 meters.
Reports also indicated that the drone was present in the Indian Territory for 15 seconds, and after that, the drone returned to Pakistan.
The Border Security Force reported that these kinds of incidents are not unusual in that area. They said that on December 15, a consignment of seven kilograms of heroin was dropped from a drone, which was later confiscated by the security forces. It was discovered in the Punjab district located close to the India-Pakistan border. The BSF also revealed that one package with a total weight of 4.49 kilograms of heroin was recovered.
The officials also shared an incident when an aerial vehicle illegally tried to enter the Daoke village in the District Amritsar (Punjab). A similar incident was reported by the security forces barely after two years. An aerial object was captured near Barike village in the Fazilka district. The drone was trying to enter India, and after BSF research of the drone, they found narcotics packets weighing around 2.65 kilograms.
When confronted by the BSF men, many drones returned without dropping payload, but the note said many could have managed to drop the drugs and the ammunition.