Pakistan’s use of China-made drones to pump arms, drugs to terror groups in Punjab on rise
Chandigarh: Raids carried out by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) at 10 places in Punjab on Wednesday have confirmed further that gangsters turned terrorists operating from Pakistan are making increased use of China-made drones to send arms, ammunition and drugs across the border into Punjab.
The NIA raided the residences of gangster-linked suspects in the border districts of Fazilka and Tarn Taran among other places which showed that they were engaged in retrieving drugs and arms that were supplied through through drones.
Most of these drones are made in China. They are difficult to detect as they fly sub-radar, are small in size and have a low sound, a counter-intelligence wing officer said.
Drones are the preferred mode for cross-border delivery of consignments by ISI and Pak-based militant groups. Around 200 drone activities were noticed this year at various points along the border, according to data from the Punjab police’s…