The Border Security Force (BSF) has reportedly seized near about 15 kg of heroin from the Khalra border outpost in a Bhikhiwind sector of the Taran district.
It was learnt that the heroin is supposed to be worth Rs 75 crore in the International market. In a statement, BSF spokesman said, “Based on specific information provided by The NCB about smuggling of narcotics through the International Border, a special Ambush was laid at night by the Khalra post troopers”.
It was reported that each 15 packets of heroin were recovered when Pakistani Smugglers were making an attempt to smuggle the drugs through the border in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector.
The team of BSF discovered some doubtful movement around 2.30 am in the midnight, after which it was observed that Pakistani smugglers started throwing Packets of the drug through the border.
Adding further to this he said, “Our troops challenged them but they opened fire. The BSF also opened fire at the smugglers in retaliation and self-defence”.