Drone activities on the Indo-Pak border in Punjab become a challenge for security agencies
There has been an increase in the cases of smuggling of drugs and arms by drones this year along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. More than 150 activities have been caught in the state so far this year. The increasing activities of drones have put the security agencies in jeopardy. Drone movement remains a challenge for security agencies.
A senior BSF official said that the use of drones for smuggling of narcotics, arms and ammunition had first surfaced in Punjab in 2019. The Border Security Force is guarding a 553-km stretch of the border with Pakistan. BSF has shot down 10 drones this year (three in the last week). In addition, it has thwarted the intrusion of several unmanned aerial vehicles.
A senior BSF (Punjab Frontier)…