On Monday night, officials from the Border Security Force (BSF) said that a drone was seen flying from Pakistan's side between 10 pm and 10.40 pm and then again at 12.25 am
Ferozepur (Punjab): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, on the third consecutive day, spotted a drone entered from Pakistan's side on Wednesday (October 9) evening at Hussainiwala border in Ferozepur, sources said.
According to reports, the drone was first spotted around 7:15 pm and again spotted by security personnel and locals after three hours. Later, information was given to the local police.
The Punjab Police is investigating the matter.
On October 8, a drone was seen flying from Pakistan's side between 10 pm to 10.40 pm and then again at 12.25 am. It even crossed the Indian border after which BSF jawans alerted senior officials.
A joint search operation by BSF and Punjab Police, along with other intelligence agencies, is underway since Tuesday morning.
The operations have been launched to find the drone if Pakistani terror groups have sent caches of drugs or ammunition via it.
Earlier, last month, two Pakistani drones were recovered from near Indo-Pak border in Punjab.
After which the Punjab Police had launched elaborate investigations to account for the weapons consignments apparently smuggled into India from across the border via drone.
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Last Updated Oct 10, 2019, 12:00 PM IST