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BSF detects underground tunnel at IB in J-K”s Kathua, second within 10 days

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday detected another underground tunnel, constructed by Pakistan at the International Border (IB) to facilitate infiltration of terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir, in Kathua district during the past 10 days, a spokesperson of the border guarding force said.

On specific intelligence inputs BSF detects another tunnel in the area of Pansar, Jammu in the series of anti tunneling drive in the wee hours of today . 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. BSF troops dugged it out during their continued and persistent effort.

It is pertinent to mention here that BSF had shot down a Pakistani Hexacopter carrying load of weapons & ammunition in June 2020 in the same area. BSF troops had also foiled an infiltration bid in the same area in Nov 2019 wherein BSF troops had fired upon the party trying to infiltrate into India.

The tunnel detected today is the 4th one detected in the last 6 months in the Samba, Hiranagar & Kathua area and the 10th overall in Jammu Region

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