Jammu: BSF unearths secret tunnel near Indo-Pak border

Jammu: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday unearthed a 30-meter long tunnel near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu.

According to reports, the tunnel, which is approximately 10 feet deep and 30-meters long, was discovered by the BSF personnel during a routine exercise, after which it was found that it had the passageway originated in Pakistan side of the border.

"When we looked at it carefully we found a tunnel. A detailed examination revealed that attempts were made to dig a tunnel from Pakistan side. The entry point of the tunnel is from Pakistan side and the opening in the India side was not yet ready, as we got to know about its existence," BSF IG Rakesh Sharma told media.

This is the fourth tunnel unearthed by the BSF in the region. Earlier, BSF had discovered a 400-meter long tunnel in the Samba sector in 2012. It had also discovered two tunnels in Samba sector and Pallanwala sector in the year 2014.

News24 Bureau