Jammu: A 50-metre long tunnel was unearthed on Thursday that facilitated infiltration from the Pakistani side of the international border.
A patrol party of the Border Security Force (BSF) discovered the tunnel at AMK (Allah Mai Kothay) area in RS Pura sector of Jammu district, a BSF official said.
Visuals of tunnel from Pak side towards India which was detected by BSF near International Border in RS Pura,J&K pic.twitter.com/L5iSfNpTms
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"The underground tunnel was 50-metre-long with the other end leading into the Pakistan side of the international border," the official added.
"It had a height of three to four feet. The objective of the tunnel had been to facilitate infiltration into the state from across the border. We have filled up the tunnel on our side and lodged a strong protest with the Pakistan Rangers," the official added.