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Pakistan’s drone-driven strategy for smuggling drugs into India

In the border district of Punjab, a sinister transformation in the realm of narcotics has emerged, reshaping the patterns of drug consumption and leaving a devastating impact on the lives of the region’s youth. The decline in the use of traditional narcotics like opium, poppy husk, and cough syrups is marked, and the culprit behind this shift is the ominous rise of heroin, delivered seamlessly by drones infiltrating from across the border in Pakistan.

Rajasthan: BSF shoots down Pakistani drone in Srikaranpur, drug smuggling attempt foiled

The  Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday shot down a Pakistani drone at Srikaranpur area in Rajasthan, foiling an international drug smuggling attempt.

Pakistani drone drops heroin near Punjab’s international border: BSF foils yet another narcotics smuggling attempt

In a significant operation on July 18, the Border Security Force (BSF) successfully intercepted and recovered a substantial cache of heroin near the International Border in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district. The contraband, weighing over two kilograms, was dropped by a Pakistani drone, according to an official statement.

Pakistan: BSF shoots down Pakistani drone, recovers two packets of suspected narcotics

The Border Security Force on Saturday said its troops shot down a drone carrying two kg of suspected narcotics near the Indo-Pak border in Sriganganagar district.

Punjab Police bolster defences: Taking on drone threats from Pakistan

Police in Punjab have taken a proactive step to enhance security measures in border villages to counter the growing threat of drones from Pakistan.

Drone Intrusions

On May 21, 2023, Border Security Force (BSF) shot down a Pakistani drone along the International Border (IB) near Dhanoe Kalan village in Amritsar District of Punjab. In the subsequent search, it recovered a drone along with a consignment of three packets containing three kilograms of narcotics attached to it with an iron ring, from the fields adjacent to the village.

Jammu and Kashmir: BSF fires to push back Pakistani drone on IB in Samba

Jammu: Alert troops of Border Security Force opened fire to push back the drone along the International Border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Punjab: BSF shot away drone entering from Pakistan side into border

Jalandhar: Border Security Force once again foiled the evil design of the neighboring country Pakistan to drop drugs and arms besides objectionable material using drones into the Indian side using the Punjab border.

Jammu and Kashmir: Drones spotted hovering over Military Station, Air Force Signal

Jammu/UNI: For the third consecutive day, the Army troops on Wednesday spotted flying objects hovering over Military Station and Air Force signal here.

Punjab: BSF officials notice Pakistani drone in Dera Baba Nanak

The Border Security Forces officials recently noticed Pakistani drones in Dera Baba Nanak of Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Friday, media reports said.

Jammu and Kashmir: BSF recovers ammunition dropped by Pak drone in Samba

Jammu/UNI: Even after announcing ceasefire in the month of February, Pakistan is continuing its cross-border activities as on Friday, alert troops of Border Security Force, have recovered a cache of arms and ammunition dropped by the drone in bordering Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Hexa Copter drone shot on IB in Kathua, ISI-Pak Rangers role can’t be ruled out: BSF

Jammu/UNI: An alert patrolling team of the BSF on Saturday morning shot down a Hexa Copter drone carrying weapons near Pansar Border outpost along the border in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan's drone strategy is challenge, but BSF ready to counter: IG BSF Jammu

Jammu, Nov 22 (UNI) Assuring people of the nation to feel safe and have faith in the security forces, Inspector General BSF Jammu Frontier N S Jamwal on Friday said that though drone strategy by the Pakistan along borders is one of the challenges but BSF is ready and capable to counter any such challenge.

Punjab: Three Pakistani drones escape after BSF fires shots in Hussainwala sector

Ferozepur, Oct 22 (UNI) Three Pakistani drones were forced to fly to the Pakistani Aerial Territory after being targeted by the troops of the Border Force in Hussaniwala sector.

Pakistani drone spotted in Punjab

Amritsar: A Pakistani drone was spotted in Punjab’s Hussainiwala sector on Monday, leaving security forces in the region alert.