A tunnel was detected by Border Security Force (BSF) in Pansar area along International Border in Kathua, Jammu Kashmir.
The security forces detected the tunnel under anti-tunneling campaign.
According to Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF), Jammu NS Jamwal, "We had received inputs from intelligence agencies for a while that there was the possible existence of a tunnel in the Pansar area.
Our unit detected this under anti-tunneling campaign." "Pakistan dug this tunnel from the zero-line.
The tunnel is almost 140-150 metres long on the Indian side, as we have assessed till now.
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Border Security Force (BSF) Inspector General for Jammu Frontier, NS Jamwal said that an intruder was being shot dead by the BSF personnel after he came close to the fencing at BOP Chak Faquira, Sector..
BSF detected a tunnel beneath the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua. Officials said that the tunnel was built from across the border to facilitate terrorists' infiltration. BSF troops..
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