The Border Safety Pressure or BSF right this moment detected one other underground tunnel, constructed by Pakistan on the Worldwide Border (IB) to facilitate infiltration of terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir, in Kathua district in the course of the previous 10 days, a spokesperson of the border guarding drive stated.
The key tunnel was detected throughout an anti-tunnelling operation within the border outpost Pansar space of J&Okay’s Hiranagar sector, he stated.
That is the second underground tunnel detected by BSF personnel in Hiranagar sector in the course of the previous 10 days, fourth prior to now six months alongside the Worldwide Border in Samba and Kathua districts and tenth prior to now decade.
On January 13, a 150-metre-long tunnel was detected in Bobiyaan village in the identical sector.
A Border Safety Pressure officer stated the most recent tunnel is believed to be 150-metre-long originating from the Pakistan facet with a depth of about 30 ft and three ft diameter.
The entire space has been cordoned off and additional particulars are awaited, he stated.
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