BSF detects tunnel originating from Pakistan along International Boarder in Samba

The BSF officer said the tunnel's origin is found to be from Pakistan's side and it is ending at a distance of approximately 20 meters ahead of the border fence in the area.

By: PTI | Jammu | Updated: February 14, 2017 6:54 pm
Kashmir, Kashmir news, BSF detects tunnel along international Boarder, BSF detects tunnel in Samba, BSF discover tunel along Border, Kashmir news, Kashmir Violence, news, Kashmir terrorist news, Kashmir infaltration, Kashmir infaltration news, Latest news “The tunnel was yet to be completed and was detected well in advance before it could reach the fence,” the DIG said.

BSF has detected a tunnel originating from the Pakistani side along the International Border in Samba district, foiling designs by militants to infiltrate. During anti-tunneling exercise, BSF detected the approximately 20-meter tunnel ahead of the fence into Indian territory in Ramgarh sector yesterday, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of BSF, Dharmendra Pareek told reporters in Jammu on Tuesday.

The tunnel is 2.5 feet x 2.5 feet in size and width, he said.

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With the detection, BSF has foiled Pakistan’s design to infiltrate terrorists into Indian territory, he said.

The BSF officer said the tunnel’s origin is found to be from Pakistan’s side and it is ending at a distance of approximately 20 meters ahead of the border fence in the area.

“The tunnel was yet to be completed and was detected well in advance before it could reach the fence,” the DIG said.

“The efforts of the BSF troops deployed in multi-tiered counter infiltration grid once again resulted in neutralising designs of terrorists working in connivance with Pak Rangers,” he said.

The BSF, officials said, will seek a flag meeting with their counterparts Pak Rangers and inform them about the detection of the tunnel, built ahead of the IB fencing.

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