ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan Foreign Office on Sunday summoned Pakistan’s ambassador to Kabul and complained that due to the closing of the Pak-Afghan border people are facing difficulties.
The Afghan officials said that Pakistan is shelling across the border. The Pakistani Ambassador responded to the concerns, saying that to stop infiltration of terrorists the border was closed.
He said that Pakistan wants peace in Afghanistan and has initiated Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.
To ensure peace, closing the border was imperative, he said. The ambassador further said that Pakistani posts were being attacked and the army was only retaliating.
The border has been closed for the ninth executive day.
On Feb 24, Pakistan Army conducted targeted strikes across the Afghan border on Thursday, killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to security sources.