New Delhi, Nov 30: The extension of the territorial jurisdiction of the Border Security Force to 50 kilometres from the current limit of 15 kilometres will result in better and more effective control, the Ministry of Home Affairs said.
The Home Ministry was responding to said Ahmed, member of the Trinamool Congress in the Lok Sabha. He was seeking to know if there was any plan of a roll back of the MHA’s order dated October 11.
New Delhi, July 02: The BSF troops fired at a small hexacopter belonging to Pakistan this morning at around 4.25 am.
The hexacopter was trying to cross the International Border in the Arnia Sector. BSF officials said that due to the firing, the quad copter returned immediately.
According to a BSF spokesman a small hexacopter belonging to Pakistan was trying to cross the IB in the Arnia sector. But due to firing by alert BSF jawans, it returned immediately. He said it was meant for carrying out surveillance of the area.
New Delhi, Jan 23: The Border Security Force on Saturday found a 150 meter long tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, which was used by Pakistani terrorists to infiltrate into India.
The 30 feet deep tunnel was detected between Border Post number 14 and 15 near the BSF’s outpost at Pansar in Kathua district. The tunnel appears to be at least 8 years old a BSF official told OneIndia, while adding that this could have been used for long.
New Delhi, Dec 18: While the Indian armed forces continue to foil infiltration bids made by ISI backed Pakistan terrorists, the challenge now is the fog.
The terrorists are trying to take advantage of the foggy conditions to sneak into Indian territory. Sources tell OneIndia that the Pakistan based intruders find the foggy conditions to be suitable for smuggling as well as making infiltration bids.
New Delhi, Nov 24: The Border Security Force has intensified patrolling of the International Border with Pakistan in the Samba and Rajouri sectors of Jammu and Kashmir.
Following an order by the Director General of the BSF, Rakesh Asthana, the forces are now patrolling the above mentioned areas with an objective of unearthing more cross-border tunnels like the one used by the four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, who were killed on November 19.
New Delhi, Nov 16: Pakistan used heavy artillery and modern weapons during the multiple ceasefire violations along the Line of Control on November 13 during which killed several civilians, Rajesh Mishra, Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF) said.
“The Pakistani army resorted to use of heavy artillery and modern weapons. Lot of harm was inflicted on civilians, including damage to their properties. Issue of human rights violation should be raised (against Pakistan), he told reporters.
New Delhi, Aug 22: Five intruders who were trying to cross over into Indian territory from Pakistan were shot down by the Border Security Force (BSF) at Tarn Taran district in Punjab.
The personnel from the BSF’s 103rd battalion have also recovered an AK-47 series rifle and a pistol from the site from where the intruders were killed. The incident occurred near the Dal village Bhikhiwind sub-division.