A surveillance drone of Chinese language make was on Saturday shot down by Military troops shortly after it crossed into this aspect of the Line of Management (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officers stated.
The DJI Mavic 2 Professional drone, fitted with cameras, was noticed hovering in air by the alert troops in Keran sector and subsequently shot down, the officers stated. They stated the drone was seized and additional investigation is on.
There was a spurt in using drones from Pakistani aspect over the previous few months to smuggle arms and narcotics.
Earlier in June, an try and drop weapons by way of drone was scuttled by BSF personnel after they shot down a Hexa-copter with a payload of five-and-a-half kgs together with a complicated US-made M4 semi-automatic carbine and 7 Chinese language grenades alongside the Worldwide border in Kathua district.
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