Border security force (BSF) troops overnight foiled attempts by Pakistan-controlled drones to drop arms and ammunition in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district.
Border Security Force personnel opened fire when they noticed suspicious movement of three people trying to enter into the Indian territory around 10:15 pm Wednesday, a BSF official said. He said the three went back after the BSP troops posted at the Paharipur border outpost fired gunshots to stop them
An intruder was shot dead by the BSF while trying to enter the Indian territory from Pakistan, according to an official release.
According to top sources in BSF, the incident took place on Tuesday at about 3:55 pm and the intruder was found moving aggressively towards wild growth (sarkanda) while approaching the border fence from the direction of Pakistan's village Lehri Kalan.
The incident occurred on Tuesday night, they said, adding that a "premature blast" in the muzzle of a gun resulted in splinter injuries to five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel taking part in firing practice.
The BSF had recovered the bombs dropped by a drone along the international border in the Samba sector of Jammu region on February 14, putting security agencies on high alert with an assumption that some of the IEDs could have already found their way to the Kashmir valley, the officials said.
The NCB has foiled a Narco-terrorism bid sponsored by the anti-state actors in Pakistan. One Pakistani national was killed during the operation and arms & ammunition were also recovered from him.
Fourteen packets of heroin, one pistol magazine, six rounds, and two mobile phones were recovered from near the body.
There have been instances of dropping of arms, ammunition, explosives and narcotics through the drones, particularly in Punjab and Jammu sectors.
The flag measuring 30x20 feet is the tallest in the Jammu region, flying at a 131-feet-high pole, which can be seen even from a distance in Pakistan, the BSF officials said.
Battling the freezing temperature of minus 20°C, the Border Security Forces (BSF) posted at the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir celebrated the 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday.
The Trinamool Congress has accused the Border Security Force of threatening people in the border areas of West Bengal to cast their votes in favour of the BJP in the upcoming April-May Assembly elections.
Rana Daggubati features alongside BSF soldiers in the documentary, which will premiere on Discovery+ on Thursday. The "Baahubali" star further said that he became aware that serving in the armed forces is a "real deal" during the filming.
The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday detected a tunnel beneath the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down two terrorists along the India-Pakistan International Border in Punjab in the early hours of Thursday, official sources said.
Constable Swaraj P N, belonging to the BSFs 4th battalion, was found hanging from the ceiling of a mess at the Tactical Headquarters of his battalion stationed in Koyalibeda police station area around 6.30 am, a police official said.
A sub-inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) was martyred in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. The incident took place at Tarkundi area of Mendhar in Poonch district.
According to the BSF statement on Saturday, the drone was spotted at the International Border in Arnia area.
BSF Result 2020: The Border Security Force (BSF) has released the BSF Result 2020 today. Candidates who had appeared for written exam for the post of GD Constable should note that the result has been released on the official website.
BSF troops on Monday shot dead a Pakistani intruder along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The body is lying on the zero line and has not been retrieved yet, they said.