BSF achieves major feat, kills Pakistani infiltrator trying to enter Punjab
BSF achieves major feat, kills Pakistani infiltrator trying to enter Punjab

Jammu: On Tuesday, the Border Security Force (BSF) killed a Pakistani infiltrator near the International Border in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab. The BSF said that the man was shot at the India-Pakistan border when he forcibly entered Indian territory at 6:45 am today. Earlier on Monday itself, BSF fired at a drone coming from Pakistan side at Forward Post Kasowal of International Border in Gurdas sector and sent it back.

On Monday, Deputy Director General of BSF Prabhakar Joshi said that a drone was sighted in Gurdas sector at around 12.30 pm on Sunday. Thereafter, the BSF patrolling team fired 5 rounds at it, causing the drone to return to Pakistan's territory. For the past few days, drone activity from Pakistan side near the International Border has increased.

On Saturday, BSF also shot down a drone near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. The force had said in a statement that the Chinese-made drone was "spotted and shot down" at around 11.10 pm on Friday night near the Wan border post in Ferozepur sector. The BSF said that the black flying object was shot down at a distance of about 300 meters from the International Border and 150 meters from the border fence. The BSF had said that the hexa-copter drone with 4 power batteries weighed around 23 kg and was capable of carrying around 10 kg. However, the drone was not carrying narcotics, arms or ammunition, it said.


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