JAMMU — Soon after the Pakistani drone was fired upon by Border Security Force (BSF), a massive search operation was launched on Wednesday along the International Border in Samba district to ensure that there was no dropping of any weapons or narcotics.
The BSF troops manning the Chamliyal border post in Ramgarh sub-sector picked up a blinking red light in the air, believed to be a drone, from Pakistan around 2.30 am and fired over two dozen rounds to bring it down, officials said according to PTI report.
They, according to the report said, the suspected drone returned to the Pakistani side.
A massive search operation was launched in the forward villages adjoining Chamliyal, Sapwal and Narayanpur border outposts to ensure that there was no dropping of any weapons or narcotics, they said.
The open fields in Dug, Channi-Sapwal and Asampur villages are also being searched by the BSF personnel who were deployed in strength for the operation, they said.