The recovery was made around 7 pm from a bag that was found on the ground during a search conducted near the zero line of the border in Ferozepur sector of the state.
BSF Jammu offered the sweets to Pak Rangers and the Rangers also reciprocated.
Upon searching the vehicle, 764 soap cases containing the heroin were recovered from a cavity made in the ceiling of the truck cabin.
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The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have chased away a drone that came from Pakistan.
As many as 150 Maoist supporters also took pledges not to further help the members of the outlawed CPI (Maoist).
The TRF operatives were working at the behest of Pakistani handlers, a spokesperson of the federal agency said.
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He wished a speedy recovery to the injured peacekeeper, a statement issued here Tuesday by his deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq said.
As per BSF, such gestures help build a peaceful atmosphere and cordial relationship between the two forces guarding the IB.
They said a massive search operation has been launched to trace any weapon or explosive that it might have dropped.
A BSF officer said all concerned have been informed and further details are awaited.
Punjab shares a 553-km barbed-wire fenced international border with Pakistan which is under the vigil of nearly 135 BSF battalions.
Earlier in the day, the BSF said its troops had foiled designs of Pakistan-based terrorists to disrupt the upcoming Amarnath Yatra after finding the tunnel.
The paramilitary force is tasked to guard the two sensitive and important borders with its neighbours.
According to the BSF officials, the drone had entered Indian territory in the area falling near village Dhanoe Kalan in Amritsar sector at around 1.15 a.m.
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During the flag meeting of the BSF and Bangladesh Border Guards (BGB), the Bangladeshi national was handed over to the BGB in a goodwill gesture.
Singh was also briefed about the BSF deployment in Machil sector and also interacted with troops and appreciated their professionalism, steely resolve to maintain the sanctity of the LoC.
The drone was found by the farmer early on March 19 in a field just 300 metres away from the international border, the officials said.
The Punjab Frontier officials said that the troopers heard the humming sound of a flying object during the early hours and the object was fired upon.
This expedition also aims to forge positive visibility of women, so as to encourage young girls and women across the country in stepping up for take on major roles in shaping the future of the nation as well as to join the ranks of BSF.
The BSF personnel found that a small bag (green coloured) was attached to the drone which contained four packets in yellow wrapping and one small packet in black colour wrapping was recovered. It is suspected to be contraband.
"In an unfortunate incident, 5 BSF troops were injured on 06.03.2022 due to fratricide committed by Ct Satteppa S K at HQ 144 Bn Khasa, Amritsar. Ct Satteppa S K was also injured in the incident," the BSF officials here.
This comes 10 days after police recovered a huge consignment of arms and ammunition dropped by the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its offshoot, The Resistance Front, by a drone in the same area in R S Pura sector.
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The boat is equipped with medical oxygen cylinders, a drip system, emergency medicines, a doctor, paramedical staff and stretchers.
The BSF is presently deployed in insurgency-hit Malkangiri and Koraput districts of Odisha and Kanker, Narayanpur and Kondagoan districts in the neighbouring state.
Asked about the drone threats on LoC, the IG BSF said that it guards 96 kms of LoC in Kashmir and the drone threat was real.
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BSF said it reiterated that these types of activities from Pak side is unacceptable. BSF also strictly objected to the drone ops carried out by Pak regularly violating the International Border (IB). Other issues like construction work by Pak Rangers close to IB, intrusion of IB by Pak elements were also discussed.
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Eight Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), two 7.62 mm cartridges, an INSAS magazine, codex wire and Maoist uniform and literature were among the items that were seized, it said.
The estimated cost of the consignment is pegged at Rs 170 crore in the international market.
Recently on the occasion of 57th BSF Raising Day Parade in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, the BSF Jawans performed the Chetak Drill which involves, dismantling vehicle, obstacle crossing and reassembling the vehicle.
The Ministry of Home Affairs had, on November 11, has extended the e jurisdiction of the BSF from 15 km to 50 km inside the international borders in Punjab, West Bengal, and Assam by Government Notification dated October 11, 2021 while this was reduced from 80 km to 50 km inside the international borders in Gujarat.
"BSF troops utilised non-lethal munition to deter the miscreants, but they attacked on the troops with iron dah and sticks. Sensing imminent threat to the life, BSF party fired in air towards miscreants,"
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