Pak drone shot down with grenades and bombs on border in Kashmir
A Jammu and Kashmir police spokesman said the drone was spotted flying over the Tali-Haria Chok border when it was spotted by vigilantes and crashed. Security forces checked with the bomb squad on suspicion of explosives in the drone. Authorities said they seized 7 UBGL (under-barrel grenade launchers) and 7 magnetic bombs in a large box carrying the drone. The incident is being investigated. Authorities said they had been keeping a close watch on the border as drone movements had been on the rise for some time. Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert due to the increase in drone movements. Have expanded their anti-drone system capabilities and jamming technology. However, the sighting of an armed drone just days before the start of the Amarnath expedition in Kashmir took precedence. Security has already been beefed up in the area, with intelligence agencies warning that the expedition could be targeted by terrorists. The 43-day trip starts on June 30.
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On April 30 this year, a border drone was shot down by a Pakistani drone in the Amritsar sector of Punjab, the Border Security Force said. The drone entered Indian territory at around 1.15 am near Dhano Kalan village in Amritsar sector. BSF personnel deployed along the international border heard the sound of a flying object and opened fire. At around 6.15 am on May 1, security forces seized a search team made a black colored Made in China quadcopter (drone), model DJI Matrix-300, near Dhano Kalan village.
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