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‘Red blinking light’ spotted in Jammu chased away, says Border Security Force

The Border Security Force has said that a “red blinking light” was spotted near the Arnia sector of Jammu district on Tuesday night, reported India Today.

“Alert troops fired from their position towards the red blinking light, due to which it returned,” the BSF said in a statement. “The area is being searched. Nothing has been found so far.”

Media reports suggested that the “red blinking light” was a drone, but there was no official confirmation.

This was the sixth sighting of a suspected unmanned aerial vehicle since two explosions took place in the technical area of Jammu Air Force Station on June 27, reported NDTV. The Jammu police had then said that it suspected a drone was used to drop explosive material, but the Indian Air Force had not confirmed it.

The Indian Air Force had said that one explosion caused minor damage to the roof of a building, while the other happened in an open area. Two officials had suffered minor injuries in the explosions.

The police had registered a first information report under sections 16 and 18 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and also under the provisions of the Explosives Act in connection with the incident.

A day after the blast at the airport, the Indian Army said that two separate “drone activities” were tracked over…

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