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Drones from at some stage in Pakistan border doubled in 2022, says BSF DG, raises security concerns

BSF Director Long-established Pankaj Kumar Singh on Saturday talked about that incidents of drones turning in capsules and weapons along the Punjab and Kashmir borders enjoy doubled in 2022.

A barrage of drone flights from Pakistan “bombarded” the navy on the western front. The department is currently working to hunt down a conceivable resolution to prevent this threat. One such initiative is the institution of a explain of the art work laboratory in Delhi, which helped in seeking obvious results.

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The lab became once first established in September 2021 and later enhanced in October. The department roughly invested Rs 50 lakhs ($65,129) in the lab, PTI reported.

He talked about, “The BSF has been on the receiving discontinue of the drone menace for rather a whereas… The versatility of the drone, which is terribly smartly identified, has been posing considerations to us with spoiled parts enjoy came upon new makes exercise of of the drone as a result of its anonymity and like a flash flight at ample high bypassing the frontiers.” 

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he BSF DG talked about that 79 drone flights were detected from at some stage in the Indo-Pak border in 2020, the volume climbed to 109 in 2021 which increased to 266 this year. Punjab, which saw 215 drone flights this year, is the critical culprit, Singh talked about. He added that security forces in Kashmir detected 22 flights.

The DG claimed that in the first dwelling, the department struggled when the drone fell they had “no clue” from the place it became once coming from. Singh talked about, “We then started entering into the forensics segment. We realised that these drones had chips reminiscent of computation devices care for computer programs and mobile phones. As digital forensics assist in fixing cyber crimes, we got solutions right here too.”

Punjab Police and BS are working together on the subject by deploying 200 infantrymen to conduct “depth patrols” to ogle for drones. 

(With inputs from businesses)


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