Pakistan embassy in Kabul responds to reports of Pak Afghan Forces clash at border

Pakistan embassy in Kabul responds to reports of Pak Afghan Forces clash at border
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KABUL - Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul, in a statement rejected the reports regarding the clash between the Afghan and Pakistani forces.

Conflicting reports had emerged regarding a clash between the Afghan and Pakistani border forces near Durand Line in Paktia as situation remains tense along the Line amid deteriorating security situation.

The provincial government of Paktia said in a statement that the Afghan border forces came under coordinated fire both from the Taliban and Pakistani militia forces at around 2pm local time Dand-e-Patan district.

The statement further added that the Afghan border forces returned fire which sparked a clash that continued until 5pm local time resulting into the retreat of the militia forces and the Taliban insurgents.

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