Chandigarh, June 3: Security forces on Saturday recovered more than 5 kilograms of heroin that was airdropped by a Pakistani drone near the International Border in Punjab's Amritsar. The seizure was made by a joint team of the Border Security Force and the Punjab Police, a BSF spokesperson said.

Around 2:50 am, the joint team heard the buzzing of the unmanned aerial vehicle and dropping of the consignment on the outskirts of Rai village in Amritsar, he said. AI-Controlled Attack Drone ‘Kills’ Its Human Operator in Flight Simulated Test in US.

During a search of the area, they recovered five packets of heroin from a field. An iron ring was also found attached to the consignment, he said. The recovered consignment weighs around 5.50 kilograms.