An enormous operation is underway close to the International border in Samba sector to unearth an underground tunnel which was suspected to have been used by 4 Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists to sneak into the nation from Pakistan, mentioned officers on Sunday.
All the 4 terrorists have been killed in a gunfight when a Kashmir-bound truck, in which they have been travelling, was stopped for checking at Ban toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar nationwide freeway on Thursday.An enormous cache of arms and ammunition together with 11 AK assault rifles, three pistols, 29 grenades and 6 UBGL grenades have been recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists, who, in accordance to police, had come to execute a “big plan” to disrupt District Development Council polls, slated to be held in eight phases starting November 28.Based on the fabric recovered from the slain terrorists, it was suspected that the terrorists infiltrated into this facet from Pakistan by means of an underground tunnel in Samba district, the officers mentioned.
They mentioned an enormous anti-tunnelling operation is being carried out by the BSF since Friday and presence of a tunnel is suspected close to Regal village in Samba district.The Army and police have additionally joined the operation, which remains to be underway, the officers mentioned.
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