DJI Matrice 300 with packets of heroin shot down in India

The Border Security Force (BSF) intercepted and shot down a DJI Matrice 300 RTK drone carrying over 4 Lbs. of narcotics near the International Border in Amritsar, sector early this morning.

At approximately 2:20 am on April 27, BSF troops stationed near Dhanoe Kalan village in Amritsar district heard the buzzing sound of a suspected drone entering Indian territory, according to a BSF officer.

The troops acted swiftly, firing at and intercepting the drone. They also reported hearing the sound of a consignment being dropped in the fields on the outskirts of the village, according to The Tribune.

A subsequent search by the troops led to the discovery of a partially damaged quadcopter, identified as a RTK, along with a package containing two packets of heroin.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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