Amid drone menace, BSF grapple with foggy situations, step up vigil alongside IB
Amritsar, January 3
With dense fog enveloping the area, the BSF has been on excessive alert as drone intrusions have seen a big rise the previous one 12 months.
Anti-national components, together with Pakistan-based terrorists and infamous gangsters, have been pumping in contraband, arms and explosives on the behest of Pakistan’s intelligence in an effort to disrupt the peaceable ambiance in Punjab.
Earlier, the smugglers used conceal and clear strategies, apart from throwing or inserting PVC pipes for sneaking in heroin and arms, however these strategies are hardly used now. The unscrupulous components are utilizing drones for the aim.
On Tuesday, a Pakistan miscreant was shot lifeless by BSF jawans close to Chhanna border outpost in Dariya Mansoor village right here.
Following intelligence inputs relating to improve in smuggling bids through the foggy season, the BSF troops have intensified the patrolling alongside the barbed fence to examine unlawful actions alongside the Worldwide Border (IB).
The BSF has additionally put in anti-drone methods to examine the repeated air area violations by drones.
A BSF official stated anti-national forces in Pakistan have been utilizing drones for pushing in medication and arms. He stated the BSF had been on alert and taking the assistance of expertise to thwart drone actions from throughout the Worldwide Border. He stated patrolling has additionally been intensified to examine the menace.
Amritsar rural police chief Swapan Sharma stated apart from utilizing high-end subtle drones, assembled drones have been additionally getting used for smuggling. He stated the Punjab Police have been taking acceptable measures to counter the menace.