Jammu: Days after two explosives-laden drones crashed into the India Air Force Station in Jammu, a drone was once again spotted near the same defence installation on Wednesday. According to a TimesNow report, forces were able to thwart the alleged terror bid with the help of the anti-drone equipment which detected the UAV and eliminated it.Also Read - Indian Army, Navy Start Recruitment Under 'Agnipath' Scheme
The incident came a day after a drone was spotted near Jammu and Kashmir’s Arnia Sector on the intervening night of July 13-14. The drone returned after the Border Security Force (BSF) fired five to six rounds. Also Read - Agnipath Scheme Protest: 35 WhatsApp Groups Banned for Spreading Fake News
On June 29, drone activities were thwarted by the army troops at Ratnachuk-Kaluchak military area in Jammu. On June 27, there were two bomb blasts at the Jammu airforce station which security agencies suspected were carried out using drones. Also Read - Agnipath Scheme: Amid Violent Protests, Air Force Releases Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Other Details
Defence sources said the armed forces have already equipped military installations and other sensitive locations with anti-drone facilities which were recently acquired.