Jammu and Kashmir Police shot down drone in Akhnoor. (Image: India Today)
NEW DELHI: The Jammu and Kashmir Police in India shot down a hexacopter drone in Akhnoor area of Jammu district on Friday morning.
The drone was shot down some 8 km inside the International Borders,, India Today reported.
Police have also recovered 5 kg of an improvised explosive device (IED) which was to be assembled and to be used by terrorists, police said.
Meanwhile, police have initiated a probe whether terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is behind the drone activity and using this modus operandi for a terror attack like in previous cases, the report said.
The J&K DGP Dilbag Singh has directed officers to “remain extra alert” as terrorist groups are continuously trying to use drones for terrorist activities.
(With inputs from India Today)