Pakistan Afghanistan border closed after Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan lands into Pakistani territory

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Pakistan Afghanistan border closed after Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan lands into Pakistani territory

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Afghanistan border closed after Mortar shells fired from Afghanistan lands into Pakistani territory

Torkham Gate, the crossing point at the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, was closed after two mortars were fired from the Afghanistan side.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said the gate was closed for security purpose and was likely to be opened later on.

She said the matter was being coordinated with the Afghan authorities.

There were no reports of any casualty following the incident.