Frontier Corps arrest Afghan soldier inside the Kurram Agency

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Frontier Corps arrest Afghan soldier inside the Kurram Agency

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s Frontier Corps officials have returned the Afghan soldier who was captured by the security forces few days earlier, Khaama Press has reported.

The officials further added that the Afghan soldier was arrested shorly after entering the Kurram Agency in the tribal regions of the country.

According to the officials, the soldier identified Zabiullah was handed over to the authorities in the presence of FC Commandant Colonel Farrukh Humayoun and other tribal officials.

It is believed that the soldier had crossed into Kurram Agency via the Karlachi crossing point along the line.

This comes as the relations between the two countries remain strained mainly due to the presence of the terror groups on both sides of the Durand Line.

The Pakistani military earlier said at least two soldiers were killed and four others were wounded after militants attacked them from the Afghan soil.