Border Security Force detects another tunnel in Jammu

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The tunnel detected today is the fourth one in the last six months in Samba, Hiranagar and Kathua areas and the tenth in total in Jammu region 

 

Acting upon specific intelligence inputs, the Border Security Force (BSF) detected another tunnel in the area of Pansar, Jammu, in the wee hours of Saturday.

According to the report, the tunnel was detected between Border Post (BP) number 14 and 15. The Border Outposts (BOPs) on Pakistan's side are Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-De-Kothe, Sakargarh.

The tunnel detected today is the fourth one in the last six months in Samba, Hiranagar and Kathua areas and the tenth in total in Jammu region

As per the report, the tunnel is about 150 metres long and 30 feet deep..

Earlier in June 2020, the BSF had shot down a Pakistani Hexacopter carrying a load of weapons and ammunition in the same area. Its troops had also foiled an infiltration bid in the same area in November 2019, wherein a few BSF troops had fired upon the party trying to infiltrate into India. 

According to the NIA charge sheet, Pulwama terror attack accused Muhammad Umar Farooq, the nephew of Jaish-e-Mohammad found Masood Azhar, had entered India through an underground tunnel in 2018.

In September 2017, BSF detected an unfinished 2.5 ft deep tunnel  in Jammu’s Arnia sector. 

On February 13, 2017, Army had detected a tunnel along the IB in Ramgarh sector of Jammu.

 

With inputs from Agency

Image credit: ANI

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