adgp: Jammu police recover weapons and ammunition dropped by drones | India News


JAMMU: Police recovered weapons and ammunition dropped from a drone on the outskirts of town on Saturday evening, ADGP (Jammu Zone) Mukesh Singh confirmed on Sunday.
“Phallian Mandal’s recovery under the area of ​​the Satwari police station included an AK-47 rifle, night device, three magazines and other ammunition,” ADGP Singh said.
“The ammunition was dropped by a drone, as evidenced by the packaging and wire. We are looking for possible receivers in the region. Research is underway, ”he added.
The weapons were dropped around midnight Saturday. “Some villagers were woken up by the sound of a flying object, suspected of being a drone, and informed the cops. Police teams rushed to the scene and seized the package wrapped in yellow polyethylene, with a handle tied with a nylon thread, ”said ADGP.
Over the past year and a half, security forces have recovered a large number of weapons, ammunition and explosives dropped using drones. “These include 16 AK-47 rifles, three American-made M4 rifles, 34 pistols, 15 grenades and 18 IEDs including three large,” an official said, adding that even banknotes were dropped during some of these outputs.
Drone sightings along the international border at J&K increased after the drone attack on Jammu Air Base on June 27. Following the strike, the sale, purchase and use of drones for personal use was banned by 10 districts of J&K.

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