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Pak drone loaded with rifle, grenades shot down by BSF along IB in Jammu

This is the first such incident in Jammu region when a drone carrying arms and explosives was shot down by the BSF

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There were intelligence inputs about possible use of drones for smuggling arms and ammunition from Pakistan

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A Pakistani drone, loaded with a sophisticated rifle and seven grenades, was shot down by the Border Security Force along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.

This is the first such incident in Jammu region when a drone carrying arms and explosives was shot down by the BSF, frustrating Pakistan's attempt to smuggle weapons into the Union Territory using the hexacopter, they said.

The China-made hexacopter, weighing about 17.5 kgs and having a payload of 5.5 kg including a sophisticated US-Made M4 semi-automatic carbine and seven Chinese grenades, was spotted hovering in

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 8:21 PM IST

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