Jammu: June 9 (UNI) Alert troops of the Border Security Force early morning on Thursday fired at a suspected drone and pushed it back into the Arnia sector of Jammu.
BSF spokesman DIG SPS Sandhu said that a blinking light suspected to be a drone was observed in the Arnia sector at around 4.15 am.
“The BSF troops fired at it due to which it returned back,” he said.
Notably, President Ramnath Kovind is also arriving here on a two-day visit. This evening he will address the convocation of IIM Jammu.
Tight security has been put in place in Jammu and its peripheries.
Earlier on June 7, police and BSF shot down the payload attached to the drone and recovered timer IEDs in tiffin boxes in the Kanhachak sector of Jammu.