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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.

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.