Curated By: Sheen Kachroo
Last Updated: November 12, 2023, 18:55 IST
A quadcopter drone manufactured in China was discovered in Amritsar’s Bharopal village on Sunday throughout a joint search operation carried out by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab police.
This got here after the forces acquired a particular tip-off relating to the presence of a drone on the outskirts of Bharopal village.
“On 12th November 2023, during morning hours, on specific information regarding the presence of a drone, a Joint search Operation was launched by BSF and Punjab Police on the outskirts of Village – Bharopal, District – Amritsar,” an official assertion from BSF learn.
During the joint search operation, at about 12:40 pm, a drone was recovered from the farming subject adjoining to Bharopal village.
The launch from the BSF identifies the drone as a Quadcopter manufactured in China with DJI Mavic 3 Classic mannequin.
“Yet another attempt of smugglers to smuggle narcotics via drone was foiled by BSF and Punjab Police,” mentioned BSF which is liable for safeguarding the India-Pakistan border operating alongside Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
On Friday, the border power recovered one other China-made Pakistani quadcopter drone close to Punjab’s Tarn Taran district.
PAKISTAN RELEASES INDIAN FISHERMEN
Eighty Indian fishermen who have been not too long ago launched from a jail in Pakistan have been handed over to BSF authorities on the Attari-Wagah border right here, officers mentioned on Saturday. The Pakistan authorities on Thursday launched 80 Indian fishermen from the Malir jail in Karachi.
Punjab police protocol officer Arun Mahal mentioned all of the prisoners crossed over to India on Friday evening by the land transit route of the Attari-Wagah border by the ‘Emergency Travel Certificate’ issued by the Indian High Commission based mostly at Islamabad. After their repatriation, the medical examination of the fishermen was performed by a group of Indian medical doctors, mentioned Mahal, who was posted on the Joint Check put up (JCP) of the Attari-Wagah border.
(with PTI inputs)