BSF Finds 2nd Tunnel Constructed by Pakistan To Infiltrate Terrorists In J&K
BSF Finds Second Underground Tunnel Constructed by Pakistan in J&K's Kathua District to Up Terror Infiltration
The Border Security Force(BSF) has detected another underground tunnel in Kathua district. It is constructed by Pakistan at the International Border to facilitate the infiltration of terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir. The secret tunnel was detected during an anti-tunnelling operation in the border outpost Pansar area of J&K’s Hiranagar sector.
This is the second underground tunnel detected by BSF personnel in Hiranagar sector during the past 10 days. Sources revealed that the tunnel is believed to be 150-metre-long originating from the Pakistan side with a depth of about 30 feet and three feet diameter. The latest tunnel was unearthed on a specific intelligence input in the early hours of the day during the anti-tunnelling drive revealed the sources.
In a press statement the BSF said, “On specific intelligence inputs BSF detects another tunnel in the area of Pansar, Jammu in the series of anti tunnelling drive in the wee hours of today (Saturday). The tunnel has been detected between BP number 14 and 15. Pakistan BOPs are Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-de-kothe (Distt Sakargarh). The tunnel is approx 150 Mtrs long and 30 Ft deep.”
It is also the fourth in past six months along the International Border (IB) in Samba and Kathua districts. 10th underground tunnel found in the past decade. On January 13, a 150-metre-long tunnel was detected in Bobiyaan village in the same sector by the Border Security Force. They had also foiled an infiltration attempt.
The whole area has been cordoned off and further details are awaited, he said.