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Drones have once again appeared in Jammu and Kashmir. Four suspicious drones have been sighted at different places in Samba and Jammu. After which the security forces have become alert.
Jammu and Kashmir: Four suspected drones spotted at different locations in Samba and Jammu. Details awaited.
– ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2021
Pakistani drone hovered over LoC, army fired upon them
Even before this, the army fired after the drone was sighted on the LoC in Palanwala sector on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, flashing lights were also seen in the sky on Wednesday night at the Air Force station. However, the Air Force has not confirmed this.
According to the information, a Pakistani drone was seen hovering near the fencing in Palanwala sector at 9.45 pm on Wednesday night. When the army heard the sound of the drone near the Raja post, it opened fire. This drove the drone back to Pakistan territory. Sources said that it was a Pakistani quadcopter that was sent for surveillance in the area.
Khod police station in-charge Balwinder Singh Bhau said that the Pak drone was driven away by the army, but for security, the police checked the vehicles by putting up blocks in the border Palanwala area. A search operation was also conducted in the border villages. The army also launched a search operation along the border. According to sources, a white light was seen over the Air Force station late on Wednesday night. However, the sighting of the drone has not been confirmed by the Air Force.
Continuous drone movement on the border
For the last few days, continuous movement of drones is being seen on the border. On July 2 also, Pakistani quadcopter tried to enter Indian territory in Arnia sector, but it returned after BSF firing.
On June 27, two bombs were dropped while attacking the Jammu Air Force Station with a drone. Two Air Force personnel suffered minor injuries in this. Earlier on Tuesday night, a drone seen in Arnia sector was fired upon by BSF.