Chandigarh, May 11: The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a drugs smuggling bid as it shot down a drone carrying heroin into Punjab’s Amritsar from the Pakistan side, the BSF officials said on Monday.
The BSF said that it recovered nine packets of heroin weighing 10.67 kg from the Pakistani drone after it was shot down.
“BSF Punjab Frontier troops foiled another smuggling attempt through Pak drone. Vigilant BSF troops fired at the drone coming from Pak and brought it down. Drone carrying 9 packets suspected to be Heroin (10.670Kgs) in a bag were also recovered,” BSF Punjab Frontier said in a tweet.
Earlier on Saturday, Border Security Force (BSF) troops fired at a drone coming from Pakistan in the Arnia area of RS Pura sub-division in Jammu region and it returned back immediately.