In the intervening night of 19-20 Sep 2020,alert BSF troops of 42 Bn BSF foiled a major attempt to smuggle Arms/Ammunition, and Narcotics into India territory through international border in Arnia area of Jammu.
Acting on a specific BSF Intelligence Input,the vigilant troops of BOP Budhwar/Bullechak observed suspicious movement of Pak anti national elements near International Border during night hours and challenged them however they fired on BSF troops.The BSF troops immediately retaliated in self defence. However taking advantage of Darkness n thick foliage ,the Pakistani ANE’s managed to flee back . During the ensuing search of the area , 62 Pkts of Narcotics (suspected Heroine), 02 Pistols(China Made), 03 magazines and 100 rds of 9mm ammunition were recovered near IB on Indian side,which were concealed in plastic bags tied with a rope and a PVC pipe. IG BSF Jammu Sh. N S Jamwal congratulated the alert BSF troops for this big achievement which again foiled the nefarious motive of Pakistan and said that BSF is ever alert and vigilant on International Border 24×7 to thwart away the nefarious designs of Pakistan.