BSF sets up board to ensure no tunnel on Indo-Pak border

Jammu, Jan 30: After detection of a 400-mt tunnel at the Indo-Pak border, BSF has set up a high-level board for meticulous scanning of the international boundary to rule out existence of such underground passages, a senior official said today. "IG BSF (Punjab Range) will head the board," Inspector General of the border guarding force, which protects 2,289 km of the IB along Pakistan, Rajiv Krishna told reporters here. BSF authorities had detected the 400-mt tunnel from Pakistan to India along Indo-Pak Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir on July 28 last year. He said scientists and experts from various institutions are involved in the exercise and interim measures along the Jammu frontier are being taken.
The tunnel was discovered accidentally by a farmer of Chachwal village, prompting the BSF to conduct an exhaustive survey of all those vulnerable spots along the border to detect any possible signs of a tunnel similar to the one unearthed.

Lastupdate on : Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST




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