Pakistan expresses concerns over unprovoked firing from Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed its deep concerns over unprovoked firing incident at Afghan border and urged Afghan government to immediately investigate into the matter.
According to a Prime Minister (PM) Office spokesperson, Pakistan considers these unprovoked attacks unhelpful in Pak-Afghan relations.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said border management with Afghanistan is vital for our security.
In a tweet, he said free flow of traffic cannot be allowed at Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Border management with Afghanistan is vital for our security,free flow of traffic cannot b allowed.incident today appropriately responded
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) June 12, 2016
He said latest incident of firing from Afghanistan was appropriately responded by Pakistan at Torkham border.
Earlier, a soldier of Pakistani security forces got wounded following unprovoked firing by Afghan security forces across the border at Torkham Afghan border.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistani security forces responded to Afghan firing effectively.
In order to check movement of terrorists through Torkham, Pakistan is constructing a gate on own its side of the border as a necessity to check unwanted and illegal movement.