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Pak building fortified bunkers along border: BSF

July 14, 2009 19:58 IST
Pakistan has constructed several fortified bunkers and observation posts along the Indo-Pak border after the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike, the Border Security Force said on Tuesday.

"Pakistan has been strengthening its defence infrastructure after 26/11. They have constructed fortified bunkers, observation posts along borderline, some of them highly objectionable," Special Director General Border Security Force UK Bansal told mediapersons on the sidelines of a passing out parade at Subsidiary Training Centre BSF, Udhampur.

"We have raised objection with Pakistan counterparts several times, but nothing has been done in this direction," Bansal said adding, "We want these objectionable structures to be removed."

To a question that Lashkar-e-Tayiba is digging a tunnel from Sailkote side towards India, he said, "Militants cannot be trusted. But if it so, we are ready to tackle any eventuality or such plan of ultras".

Bansal said that terrorist infrastructure is still intact and training camps are still running.

Referring to Naxalite problem and training of the various state police forces to deal with such problems, the BSF Special Director General said, "BSF is now training various state police forces. In this direction we have already trained police recruits of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Orissa."