Digital Desk, Jammu. An underground tunnel has been detected near the international border in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. DGP Dilbag Singh gave this information on Sunday. BSF Jammu IG SN Jamwal said, “It seems that the terrorists involved in Nagrota encounter used a tunnel of 30-40 meters long because it is a new tunnel.” We think the terrorists had a guide who led them to the highway. ‘ In fact, security forces suspected that four Jaish-e-Mohammed militants killed in Nagrota would have used the tunnel to penetrate the country from Pakistan. This is what led to the massive operation of tunnel detection.
J&K: Tunnel detected near International Border in Samba sector by BSF & J&K police.
“It seems terrorists involved in Nagrotra encounter used this 30-40 metre long tunnel as it’s a fresh one. We believe they had a guide who took them till highway,” says N S Jamwal, IG, BSF Jammu pic.twitter.com/ghmueuhAR2
– ANI (@ANI) November 22, 2020
Explain that 4 Jaish terrorists were killed in an encounter on Thursday in Jammu near Nagrota. The terrorists were carrying huge quantities of arms and ammunition in the truck. The police officer said 11 AK-47 rifles and pistols have also been recovered from the terrorists. There is every possibility that they were planning something big. Jammu and Kashmir Police DG Dilbag Singh had said that a group of 4 Jaish-e-Mohammed militants had infiltrated India from the international border at Samba on Wednesday night. The four were traveling in a truck headed to Kashmir. The truck was stopped by the police near the toll plaza after which all four were killed in an encounter.
Jammu IG Mukesh Kumar said, “We had special input about this movement of terrorists.” We came to know that these terrorists were planning to obstruct the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) elections. Security was tightened on the highway after receiving the input and vehicles are being thoroughly investigated.
He said that when the truck carrying the terrorists was stopped around 5 o’clock in the morning, on being questioned, the driver was surprised and jumped and started running away. The police team opened fire from inside the truck and then in retaliation, 4 Jaish-e-Mohammed militants were killed. A large quantity of weapons and ammunition including 11 AK-47 rifles and 3 pistols have been recovered from them. Kumar said, they were making big plans. Each terrorist was carrying at least 3 AK-47 rifles.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a high level meeting on Friday after thwarting a big terrorist conspiracy in Nagrota, Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary. Officers related to Nagrota encounter should also be present in this meeting. It is being told that the terrorists wanted a big terrorist attack on the 26/11 anniversary.
PM Narendra Modi said after this meeting, ‘Our security forces once again displayed the bravery and professionalism. Because of his vigilance, he has defeated a nefarious plot to end grassroots democratic efforts in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter of 4 terrorists associated with Pakistan-based terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed and the presence of large quantities of weapons and explosives from them indicates that the plot has been foiled once again.