A 150-meter long underground tunnel (Samba Tunnel) has been detected by the BSF on the International Border in the Samba Sector of Jammu and Kashmir. It is suspected that it was used for infiltration by terrorists. Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh gave this information. Singh along with Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF), Jammu Frontier, NS Jamwal and Inspector General of Police, Jammu Region, Mukesh Singh inspected the spot. He said that after checking the recent encounter near Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the tunnel has been detected. The Director General of Police told the journalists, “The police had shared some important information from the site of the encounter with the BSF which found the tunnel after much efforts.”
J&K: Tunnel detected near international border in Samba sector by BSF & J&K police.
“It seems terrorists involved in Nagrotra encounter used this 30-40 meter long tunnel as it’s a fresh one. We believe they had a guide who took them till highway,” says NS Jamwal, IG, BSF Jammu pic.twitter.com/ghmueuhAR2
– ANI (@ANI) November 22, 2020
Explain that the security forces carried out a major operation to locate an underground tunnel near the international border in Samba sector. They suspected that four Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists from Pakistan had entered India using this. The four terrorists were hiding in a truck on Thursday, who were stopped at a toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and were killed in an encounter with security forces.
A large cache of arms and ammunition was captured from the slain militants, which included 11 AK rifles, three pistols, 29 grenades and six UBGL grenades. According to the police, these terrorists had come to carry out a big conspiracy to disturb the District Development Council elections to be held in the Union Territory from November 28 in eight phases.
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