After closing Afghan border, Pakistan takes yet another step

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After closing Afghan border, Pakistan takes yet another step

ISLAMABAD - After closing the Afghan border on the eve of Presidential elections, Pakistan takes yet another step and puts security on high alert along the Routes to check cross border movements.

Pakistan has decided to close all passage ways and cargo terminals, except for emergency patients, along the Afghanistan border for two days with effect from tomorrow.

Foreign Office, in a statement on Thursday, said that these measures have been taken in view of upcoming Presidential elections and in support of domestic transition in Afghanistan.

The statement said that it has been decided to enhance strict security check of all pedestrian and trading vehicles till Sunday

Foreign Policy