Chandigarh: Five assault rifles and an equal number of pistols were recovered by the Border Security Force (BSF) near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Ferozepur district on Friday, officials said.
Acting on a specific information, the BSF troops conducted a search operation in Gandu Kilcha village and noticed suspicious items lying in a field, they said, as reported by news agency PTI.
During the search, the BSF personnel recovered three big packets in two green colour plastic bags containing five assault rifles with five magazines and five pistols with 10 magazines, officials said.
On November 29, the BSF and the Punjab Police had recovered five assault rifles and five pistols near the border outpost (BOP) Dona Telu Mal in Ferozepur, the report added.
5 kg heroin found in Tarn Taran
Punjab Police, in a joint operation with the Border Security Force (BSF), have found a drone in a field near the India-Pakistan border in state’s Tarn Taran district with over 5 kg of heroin.
In a tweet on Friday, the Punjab director general of police (DGP) wrote, “@TarnTaranPolice in a joint search operation with @BSF_India have recovered a Hexacopter drone equipped with modern technology & packets containing #Heroin weighing 5 Kgs from fields near the Indo-Pak border.”