Amritsar, Mar 27 (PTI) Border Security Force personnel on Monday recovered over six kilograms of heroin dropped near a village here by a drone that entered from across the border, officials said.

In a statement issued here, BSF spokesperson said, "On March 26, at about 21:36 hours, BSF troops deployed at Indo–Pak international border, heard buzzing sound of a suspected flying object (drone) entering from Pakistan into Indian territory in the area near village - Toor in District - Amritsar".

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BSF troops opened fire at the drone, it said.

"As per the laid down drill, troops endeavoured to intercept the drone by firing," the spokesperson said.

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On March 27, during a thorough search of the area, BSF troops recovered six big packets of heroin weighing 6.2 kg, contained inside a bag from the wheat field of Village - Toor in Amritsar, it added.

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