Friday, February 3, 2023

Pakistan demands strict action against unprovoked firing by Afghan border forces

Pakistan demands strict action against unprovoked firing by Afghan border forces

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has demanded strict action against the unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by Afghan border forces.

In a press release, Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said such unfortunate incidents are not in keeping with the brotherly ties between the two countries.

She said the Afghan authorities have been informed that recurrence of such incidents must be avoided and strictest possible action must be taken against those responsible.

The Spokesperson said it is the responsibility of both sides to protect civilians along the border.

She said the concerned authorities of both countries remain in contact to ensure that there is no further escalation of the situation and recurrence of such incidents is avoided.