Afghan officials closed Pak Afghan Torkham border

Afghan officials closed Pak Afghan Torkham border
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LANDI KOTAL: Afghan officials closed Pak-Afghan sharing border for 45 minutes after dispute arose between Pakistan and Afghanistan officials over shifting of patient here on Tuesday.

The Pak border security official told that the untoward incident occurred when on-duty Afghan forces official, dressed in plain clothes accompanied by his relative patient, tried to cross zero point at Torkham border. When the Pakistani officials stopped him, it annoyed him and asked his subordinates to suspend the border for all kind of movement.

However, the border was resumed after 45 minutes following successful dialog initiated between officials of the two neighboring countries.

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