Chandigarh: Punjab Police on Monday stated it seized 11 hand grenades, suspected to were dropped by a drone flying in from Pakistan, from a field discontinuance to the International Border (IB) in Gurdaspur district.
The consignment used to be display in a field in Salach village, located about one km from the border, in Gurdaspur district, Gurdaspur senior superintendent of police Rajinder Singh Sohal informed PTI over the phone.
The grenades had been hidden in a field and it used to be attached to a wood frame, he stated, adding the restoration used to be made Sunday evening.
Sohal stated the Border Security Pressure had viewed the motion of a drone on the intervening night of 19 and 20 December and had even fired at it.
“We performed a search operation with the BSF personnel on Sunday and recovered grenades,” he stated.
The first incident of shedding arms and weapons thru drones from Pakistan came to gentle in Punjab in August 2019 when police recovered AK-47 rifles, magazines and rounds of ammunition, hand grenades, fraudulent forex and other items in Tarn Taran district.
Since then there were a series of cases when security forces seized arms and ammunition dropped by drones flying in from across the Pakistani border.