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BSF seizes arms and ammunition dropped by drone in Gurdaspur sector

The packet contained 5 pistols, 10 magazines and 71 rounds of 9mm ammunition

BSF seizes arms and ammunition dropped by drone in Gurdaspur sector

The seized packet.



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 24

The Border Security Force has seized five pistols and ammunition dropped by a drone in the Gurdaspur sector during the wee hours of Friday.

"On March 24, at about 2.28 am, BSF troops deployed along the Indo-Pakistan border in area of Metla near Gurdaspur detected a drone infiltrating into the Indian territory from Pakistan," a BSF officer said.

Troops fired upon the rogue drone. During search operations, the BSF troops recovered a packet dropped through the drone.

It contained five pistols, 10 magazines and 71 rounds of 9mm ammunition. Another 20 rounds with .311 imprinted on them were also recovered.

 

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