J&K: BSF Unearths 150 Metre Cross-Border Tunnel In Jammu, Second Such Tunnel Detected In Past 10 Days

J&K: BSF Unearths 150 Metre Cross-Border Tunnel In Jammu, Second Such Tunnel Detected In Past 10 DaysSource: ANI

In a major development, the Border Security Force (BSF) has unearthed another cross-border tunnel used by terrorist infiltrators from Pakistan to illegitimately enter into Indian territory, reports Times of India.

The cross-border tunnel is 150 metres in length and three feet in width, and its discovery comes in less than a fortnight since another such tunnel was discovered in Bobiyaan village Hiranagar sector of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region on 13 January. The tunnel was also 150 metres in length.

The latest tunnel has been found in the Pansar area of Kathua district and is located between border outposts 14 and 15.

It should also be noted, this marks the fourth such tunnel to have been discovered in the last six months along the Samba, Hiranagar and Kathua axis of the international border, all in Jammu region. The other two tunnels were discovered in Samba district in 2020, the first on 28 August and the second on 22 November.

Over the past decade, a total of ten such underground routes used by the terrorists have been unearthed.