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BSF foils infiltration bid, tunnel unearthed in Arnia sector

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    Pakistan's nefarious design to infiltrate terrorists through a tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia Sector foiled by Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday.

    BSF foils infiltration bid, tunnel unearthed in Arnia sector

    "An under-construction tunnel was found during sanitisation operation along the international border between Vikram and Patel posts near Damana," the officials said.

    The tunnel was 14-feet long when it was detected by the alert troops, the officials said, adding "war-like" store was recovered during the search of the tunnel indicating the presence of armed infiltrators who, however, managed to flee back.

    Reacting on the incident, Jitendra Singh, MoS , said, "Whatever method Pakistan uses, Army and BSF is capable of foiling it.

    "They've full liberty by governmnet," he said.

    Early this month, the BSF had foiled a major "forced infiltration" bid by a group of armed terrorists and gunned down an intruder in the Arnia sector.

    Reports said that was a major planned and forced infiltration attempt of the militants with active support of Pakistani Rangers.

    (With agency inputs)

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