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Tuesday, 21 September 2021 11.42 AM IST

Police shoots down drone carrying IED material in border belt of Jammu

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JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir police has shot down a drone carrying improvised explosive device (IED) material weighing five kg in the border belt of Jammu district, officials said on Friday.


Following information about a drone flying over the border belt of Kanachak along the International Border (IB) on Thursday night, a quick reaction team (QRT) of the police swung into action and shot it down using anti-drone strategy, a police official said.


The drone was flying about seven to eight kilometres inside the border, the officials said, adding that it had six big wings and was a tetra-copter.
The IED material was attached with the flying object and was meant to be assembled into an IED before use, they said.

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