Details on Pakistan & Afghanistan Torkham border clash | Zain Khan &...

Details on Pakistan & Afghanistan Torkham border clash | Zain Khan & Brig (R) Haris Nawaz

Tactical Talk: Season 1 - Episode 50: Zain Khan & Brig (R) Haris Nawaz | Details on Pakistan & Afghanistan Torkham border clash

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Tactical Talk (Update) “At about 2120 hrs tonight Afghan Security forces resorted to unprovoked firing on Pakistani side at Torkham Gate. A Pakistani soldier was injured due to Afghan firing. Pakistani security forces responded to Afghan firing effectively,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported in a press release.

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After the incident, the political administration has imposed curfew in Torkham and Landi Kotal areas.

It may be mentioned that Torkham is the most frequented crossing point at Pak-Afghan Border and recently even most of the terrorists have been found using this gate for entry.

In order to check movement of terrorists through Torkham, Pakistan is constructing a gate on own side of the border as a necessity to check unwanted and illegal movement.

The spokesman for Afghanistan‘s eastern Nangarhar province Attaullah Khogyani confirmed the exchange of firing. He did not give more details.

Afghan media quoted a border official, Muhammad Ayub Hussain Khel, as claiming that both sides exchanged fire around 9 p.m.

The firing incident occurred days after Pakistani introduced a new mechanism along the border that requires every Afghan to carry travel documents for entering Pakistan.

Earlier, thousands of Afghans living near the border would cross into Pakistan without passports and visas.

Pakistan has said the new system is put in place to curb the cross-border movement of the militants who would take advantage of the loose border monitoring system.

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