The BSF has launched a massive operation along International Border (IB) to uncover a tunnel through which armed infiltrators are suspected to have sneaked inside the Kathua district, a senior official said on Wednesday.
“An operation has been started to uncover the tunnel. It is going on,” BSF’s IG, Jammu Frontier, Ram Awtar, told PTI here.
He said the BSF has inducted several JCB machines, a large number of troops and other types of manpower into the area and a search was going on. The terrain is like the riverine Chambal valley belt but we are at it, Awtar said.
Yesterday, BSF DG KK Sharma had termed as “very serious”, Pakistan’s attempts to push infiltrators across including the latest instances which comes days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir on May 19. Read More…