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  1. Ganesh2691

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    Hamirpur: The three-tier border fencing along the LoC has turned into a "death trap" for infiltrating terrorists, leading to desperation among terrorist ranks and has prompted repeated firings on Indian posts from across the border, the Army has said.
    "It is impossible for infiltrating terrorists to cross over the three-tiered border fencing along LoC. There is desperation in terrorist leadership and Pakistani establishment due to failure to cross-over the fencing", Brig A Sengupta told PTI.
    Commanding the front brigade deployed to guard the LoC in forward sectors, Sengupta said, "There is firing on the fencing at times from across due to desperation caused as a result of failure to push in armed militants this side. They are violating ceasefire, targeting Indian forward posts and resorting to mortar firing".

    Armed with thermal imagers and surveillance equipment, the fencing from Malu (Akhnoor) in Jammu district to Kanzalwan in Kupwara district of Kashmir Valley covering 490 kms of LoC and 190 kms of International Border from Malu to Pathankote in Punjab has become a major hurdle for infiltrating terrorists. As per intelligence reports, there are over 300 militants waiting across the LoC to infiltrate for the past three to four months but they are unable to cross over due to fencing and increased vigilance by troops and ground surveillance equipment, the Army officer said. "They fire on posts to force jawans to keep their movement restricted to posts so that they can try and engineer infiltration of militants," he said. "Not even a single infiltration has taken place this yearin this sector. All infiltration bids have been foiled", Maj Gen V P Singh, who is looking after operational control of 220 kms long LoC in Rajouri-Poonch region, said. Army feels the border fencing along the Indo-Pak borderhas virtually turned into a death trap for ultras, as 28 infiltrating militants were killed when troops foiled bids this year.

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    Re: 'Three-tier border fencing death trap for infiltrating ultras' Re

    Weather-proof motion detectors that can be networked, are dirt-cheap these days, in the home-security industry. Maybe that could add to another tier? It's the next best thing to prohibited land-mining.
     
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    Re: 'Three-tier border fencing death trap for infiltrating ultras' Re

    Military Infrastructure is in very poor condition..

    There is need for improvement there, there are many loop holes ..
     

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