6 km Inside Indian Border, Drone Shot Down, 5 kg Explosives Found

Approximately 5 kg of explosives have been recovered from the Hexacopter, said Jammu and Kashmir Police

The drone shot down around six kilometres inside the Indian border in the Kanachak area of Jammu and Kashmir has been identified as a Hexacopter.

Approximately 5 kg of explosives have been recovered from the Hexacopter, according to the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Earlier today, the Jammu and Kashmir Police informed that a drone which is also a hexacopter, was shot down in the Kanachak area and explosive material was recovered from it.

Earlier on July 16, a drone was seen operating around the Jammu Air Base, while on Wednesday, a suspected drone was spotted in the Satwari area, both were picked up by the radars of the anti-drone system deployed by the National Security Guard (NSG).

Deployment of an anti-drone system in the city has been done by the NSG after a drone attack took place on the Jammu air base last month.

Also read: Days After Attack On Air Base, IAF Station In Jammu Gets Anti-Drone System, Jammers

The Air Force had also taken measures to prevent any such attack in Jammu and other important airbases across the country. It has also taken strict measures to address threats from small drones.

The number of drone sightings has gone up drastically after the Jammu attack and there have been several instances where the Army and Border Security Forces (BSF) troops at the border have fired at them.


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