BSF detects 30 toes deep tunnel in Jammu as a part of anti-tunnelling drive

The Border Security Force (BSF) has detected a tunnel in Pansar within the Kathua district of Jammu in the present day morning (January 23). The tunnel discovered by the BSF is 150 metres lengthy and 30 toes deep, as per the data launched by the BSF in its press launch.

The seek for these tunnels is part of BSF’s anti-tunnelling drive within the area. This tunnel has been discovered between Border Post quantity 14 and 15. The Border Posts on the Pakistan facet are Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-de-kothe within the Sakargarh district.

“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. The tunnel has been detected between BP number 14 and 15. Pakistan BOPs are Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-de-kothe (Distt Sakargarh),” mentioned BSF in its launch.

“The tunnel is approx 150 Mtrs long and 30 Ft deep. BSF troops dug it out during their continued and persistent effort,” it added.

The new tunnel is present in the identical space where the BSF troops had foiled an try to infiltrate into the Indian territory earlier in November 2019.

“It is pertinent to mention here that BSF had shot down a Pakistani Hexacopter carrying a 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,” mentioned the press launch by the BSF.

It is to be famous that that is the fourth such tunnel detected within the area within the final six months, in response to the BSF.

“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,” it added.

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