Last year, two secret tunnels of Pakistan were discovered, six infiltrators were killed: BSF

Jammu, Jan 24 (PTI) Six infiltrators were killed and three captured by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel while trying to infiltrate from the India-Pakistan border last year. Officials gave this information on Monday.

Along with this, in 2021, the BSF also seized 17 arms, more than 900 cartridges, 30 explosive devices and more than 38 kg of narcotics, he said.

He said the BSF has continuously carried out anti-tunnel operations along the International Border, during which it detected two tunnels and caused heavy damage to the infiltration attempts by terrorists from Pakistan.

Officials said that 38.160 kg of narcotics, four AK-47 rifles, seven AK-47 magazines, 339 cartridges of AK rifles, 13 pistols, 32 pistol magazines, 371 pistol cartridges, 13 grenades, 233 other cartridges were seized from the international border by the jawans, officials said. A wireless set, six mobile sets, a radio receiver, 13 detonators, and 15 detonator fuses were recovered, apart from 16 meters of cordtex wire (the wire used for the explosion).

He said the jawans also killed a Pakistani man who was trying to smuggle a consignment of narcotics from the Kathua border. He said that about 27.25 kg of narcotic substances were seized from him.

BSF jawans also recovered about 10.93 kg of narcotic substances and counterfeit Indian currency worth Rs 2,75,000 from Akhnoor, he said.

BSF Inspector General DK Bura said the last year has been ‘achievement oriented’ with the detection of tunnels and seizure of huge quantities of arms, ammunition and narcotics.

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