The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday gunned down a Pakistani intruder trying to infiltrate the International Border near the Basantar post in Dera Baba Nanak area of Gurdaspur in Punjab.
According to BSF sources, its troopers challenged the intruder when he tried to breach a barbed fence.
Meanwhile, a drone was seen near the Basantar outpost. The BSF and security agencies launched a search in the area to see if the drone dropped any incriminating material or weapons.
On Monday, a Pakistani youth was arrested in Dera Baba Nanak area near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. The BSF recovered a mobile phone and Pakistani currency from him.
On Sunday night, the BSF spotted and fired five rounds at a Pakistani drone in Gurdaspur area, forcing it to return to Pakistan.