Punjab: BSF Shoots Down Suspected Pak Drone in Amritsar
26 December, 2022 | Pranay Lad
One drone, thought to have come in from Pakistan's side, was found by Border Security Force agents in a field near the border fence in the Amritsar area, according to a BSF statement.
Around 7:40 p.m. on Monday, BSF forces stationed at the border detected a buzzing sound coming from a suspicious-sounding flying object close to Rajatal village in the Amritsar area. The army fired upon the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to stop it. After that, a search effort was started, and a drone was eventually found. “In the vicinity of Village-Rajatal in District-Amritsar, on December 25, 2022, at around 1940 hours, Border Security Force troops stationed at the border noticed the buzzing sound of a suspected flying object/drone entering Indian territory from Pakistan. The soldiers fired in an attempt to intercept the drone as per the training. Police and other sister agencies were contacted, and the entire area was cordoned off “In a statement, BSF stated.
The statement said, “Further, during the search BSF personnel found one drone (Quadcopter) lying in farmland fields ahead of the border fence.”
We are anticipating more details.
The BSF has prevented a number of drone penetration attempts.
On December 21, BSF soldiers destroyed a drone that had crossed the international border from Pakistan into India through Daoke Border Outpost (BoP) in the Amritsar sector.
“The Pak drone that had crossed into India at 1920 hours in the AOR of BOP Daoke in the AOR of the 144 Bn, Amritsar sector, was discovered this morning in Pak territory, 20 metres inside their territory, across from the AOR of BOP Bharopal. When anti-drone procedures were implemented, it hovered in the skies for a short while before falling “In a statement on Wednesday, BSF stated.
On November 26, security personnel stationed at Daoke Border Outpost (BoP), in the Amritsar sector of the international border between India and Pakistan, shot down a suspected flying object coming from the Pakistani side.
Six bullets from the INSAS rifles of the security guards brought down a drone.
Later, it was discovered to be a quadcopter drone bearing the DJI Matrice 300RTK brand, built in China, resting in a field close to the border. There were also a couple cameras discovered mounted on the drone.