Cross border firing between Pak and Afghan, two Pak soldiers died

Pakistan and Afghanistan had an cross border firing in which two Pak army soldiers have died.  

In a statement on Sunday, the Pak military’s media wing “strongly” condemned the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan. They added that Pakistan “expects that [the] existing and future setup in Afghanistan will not allow such activities”.

“Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border opened fire on a military post in Bajaur district,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

“As per intelligence reports, due to [the] fire of Pakistan Army troops, two to three terrorists got killed and three to four terrorists got injured,” the statement added.

In another incident, a Pakistan soldier was killed on Thursday in a terrorist attack at a check-post in the Three Baman Sector from across the Afghan border.

Meanwhile, ISPR Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar on Friday had stated that the situation on the Pak-Afghan border was “normal and under control”, while Pakistan’s side was “secure”.

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