Use of drones for smuggling of arms and narcotics a big challenge: DIG BSF

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Rajouri: Terming the movement and use of drones for smuggling of arms and narcotics as a big challenge, Deputy Inspector General of BSF Frontier Headquarters, DS Sindhu Wednesday said that anti drone measures are being put in place as part of “national guidelines on drone movement on borders.”

As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), BSF DIG said that movement of drones on borders is a new challenge as these aerial vehicles are being used for smuggling of arms and ammunition along with narcotics on borders.

He said that drone is a new challenge and risk remains there on border.

“National level guidelines for drone movement have been issued and anti drone measures are also there at specified places,” DIG Sindhu said while talking to reporters on the sidelines of BSF’s 57th Raising Day function here.

He further said that BSF is working on counter insurgency front in Rajouri and Poonch and have recovered huge amount of arms and ammunition in twin districts which include some sticky bomb IEDs.

He also said that all forces are well capable to foil any nefarious attempts on borders, both on Line of Control and International border(KNO)

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