BSF recovers 69 Pakistani drones that entered Indian territory
The Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel have recovered 69 Pakistani drones that entered Indian territory in the last 10 months of this year, media reports said.
Accessed by the Indian news agency ANI, the data points out that majority of these drones are "Made in China", and of Quadcopter designs-- which have four rotors-- in different models.
As per the data, a total of 69 such drones were seized by the BSF between January 1 to October 31 this year on the Western Border of India that run through Punjab, Rajasthan and Jammu frontiers, the news agency reported.
Sixty drones were recovered from Punjab while nine were found in the Rajasthan frontier.
Maximum of 21 drones were seized in October only-- 19 from Punjab and two from Rajasthan frontier. However, 11 drones were seized in June; seven in May; six each in February, July and September; five in August; three each in March and April; and one in January, reported ANI.
The data shows that the Pakistani smugglers especially chose India's Punjab frontier to smuggle narcotics using drone and the recoveries of these Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were made from Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Ferozpur, Gurdaspur and Abohar districts.
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