Pakistan Army has shot down an Indian spy drone in the Rakhchikri sector after it violated the country’s airspace, stated DG ISPR on Wednesday.
According to ISPR, the quadcopter had intruded 650 meters in Pakistan’s territory along the Line of Control.
According to military sources, the Indian military uses quadcopters for spying on Pakistani posts along the LoC by aerial photography. It is part of its intelligence-gathering operations and target selection before carrying out cross-LoC shelling.
This not the first of its kind incident, an Indian quadcopter was shot down by Pakistani troops after it violated Pakistan’s airspace in Sankh district last month.
Pakistan Army had shot down a spying quadcopter in the Rakhchikri sector after it intruded some 150 meters into Pakistani airspace last year in March as well.