The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday shot down a drone that flew into India from Pakistan. The drone was shot along the international border in Punjab, a press release by the BSF said.
The unmanned aerial vehicle was downed by firing at 2.11 am on Sunday near Shahjada village in Punjab’s Amritsar district.
“BSF troops deployed at the border, heard the buzzing sound of a suspected drone entering from Pakistan into Indian territory in the area near Shahjada village of Amritsar district on February 26,” an official statement said.
During the initial search, the BSF troops recovered a black coloured drone – DJI Matrice (made in China), in partial damaged condition, lying near Dhussi Bundh near Shahjada village.
The whole area was cordoned off and police and concerned sister agencies were informed.