In cross-border firing from Afghanistan, six people died and 17 were injured


RAWALPINDI: Utilizing weighty weapons, the Afghan line powers opened ridiculous and unpredictable shoot at the nonmilitary personnel region in Balochistan’s Chaman city bringing about the suffering of six individuals and wounds to 17 others, an assertion given by the Between Administrations Advertising (ISPR) said Sunday.

The media arm of the military says that the Afghan border forces used mortar and artillery in the attack.

According to the ISPR, Pakistani troops at the border responded appropriately, albeit cautiously, to the unjustified aggression, but they avoided targeting innocent civilians in the area.

The statement went on to say that Pakistani border forces have also approached Afghan authorities in Kabul to point out how bad the situation is and demand immediate action to stop it from happening again.

Ubaid-ur-Rehman Nizamani, Pakistan’s Head of Mission in Kabul, escaped being assassinated on December 2.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said in a statement that an attack on the embassy’s Kabul compound that targeted the head of mission occurred, but “by the grace of Allah Almighty, the head of mission is safe.”

Nonetheless, a Pakistani safety officer Sepoy Israr Mohammad had been basically harmed in the assault while safeguarding Nizamani, the Unfamiliar Office said.

It stated that the Pakistani government demands an immediate investigation into the attempted assassination and attack on the embassy from the Afghan government.

During a cross-border attack from Afghanistan to the Chaman district last month, one Frontier Corps soldier became a martyr, and two others were injured.

According to Levies officials, Afghan security personnel allegedly opened fire on FC personnel while they were on duty on the Pakistani side of the Bab-e-Dosti near Chaman. The Pakistani authorities requested a ceasefire in the area from the Afghan government following the incident.

In the meantime, Bab-e-Dosti has been closed to all trade and pedestrian traffic.

As the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ended their months-long ceasefire with Pakistan, a high-level delegation led by State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar went to Kabul on November 29 to meet with Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Amir Khan Mutaqqi.

During her visit, Khar and Amir Khan Mutaqqi discussed important bilateral issues, particularly political consultations between the two governments.

As per an Unfamiliar Office proclamation, Hina Rabbani Khar held political interviews with Amir Khan Muttaqi.

“A variety of bilateral issues of mutual interest were discussed, including cooperation in education, health, trade and investment, regional connectivity, people-to-people contacts, and socioeconomic projects.”

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