BSF detects second underground tunnel at Regal(J&K)
In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers today discovered an underground tunnel on the international border at Regal area in Samba district.
The underground tunnel was discovered by a patrol party and could have been used for infiltration from across the border. It is suspected that the four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists who were killed in an Army operation on Thursday may have used this tunnel to sneak into this side of the border from Pakistan.
The BSF officials said that a massive anti-tunnelling operation has been carried out along the International Border since Friday and Army and police have also joined the operation, which is still underway. The security forces had received information about the infiltration of four terrorists from across the international border in Samba sector.
In addition August 29th a major breakthrough, the Border Security Force (BSF) detected an underground tunnel near the international border in Samba district’s Bengalad area in Jammu and Kashmir.
It is 25-feet deep and 150-metre long on the Indian side, official sources said, adding that some sandbags with markings –– ‘Shakkergarh’ and ‘Karachi’, both in Pakistan –– were also found. The nearest Pakistani post across the border was nearly 400 metres from the tunnel, they added.