J&K: Suspicious drones spotted at three locations in Samba Sector
Suspected Pakistani drones were seen hovering at three different places in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir late on Thursday night.
New Delhi: Suspicious drone sightings are continuing in Jammu and Kashmir. Suspected Pakistani drones were seen hovering at three different places in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir late on Thursday night.
Drones spotted in Jammu:
Officials said that these drones were seen at the same time in Bari-Brahmin, Chiladya and Gagwal areas between 8:30 and 9:30 pm. Two of these drones were seen near Army Camp and ITBP Camp. After the firing by the security forces, the three drones escaped from there.
These drones have been seen when the police shot down a Pakistani drone carrying five kilograms of IED material in the Kanchak area near the border here about a week ago.
Officials said Border Security Force (BSF) personnel fired a few shots at Chiladaya on a drone returning to Pakistan. The other two drones disappeared from the sky soon after hovering over sensitive security installations on the Jammu-Pathankot highway at Bari Brahmana and Gagwal, officials said.
PIA balloon found:
Officials said that the police along with other security forces have left for a thorough search at the spot. Let us tell you that last Friday, a drone was seen in the Kanchak area of Jammu and Kashmir in the morning, which was shot down by the Jammu and Kashmir Police. Right now the investigation of this drone was going on that in the evening two more drones were seen in Jammu.
Apart from these two suspicious drones, a balloon with the words PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) was also found in Poonch sector near the Line of Control. The flag of Pakistan is made in this balloon. Drones are being seen continuously along the border since the use of drones in the attack on the Indian Air Force Station in Jammu and Kashmir on June 27.
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