Drone with explosives shot down near intl. border in Jammu

  • An aerial vehicle carrying explosives was shot down by the security forces in Kanachak area of Samba, near the international border in Jammu.

  • In the early hours of Friday, information was received by the Jammu district police that a drone had been spotted near international border of Kanachak. A Quick Reaction Team, as part of the anti-drone strategy, was pressed into action. It shot down the drone," stated an official.

  • The drone was found to carry five kilos of improvised explosive device (IED) and was eight kilometers in the Indian territory from the International border.

  • This is the first time that security forces have successfully brought down a drone attack. After the recent drone attack at Jammu air base, security forces are all the more vigilant.


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