Chaman border remains closed for 12th day

29 Aug, 2016 12:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Chaman border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains closed for the 12th consecutive day after Afghan protesters burned Pakistani flag.

Hundreds of people and containers-mounted trailers stood at the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman and trade activities remain suspended for the last 11 days.

The closing of the border has resulted in huge financial losses to traders and businessmen from both countries.

The NATO supplies and cross-border trade between Islamabad and Kabul has been suspended.

Hundreds of Afghans had gathered near the Chaman border crossing and chanted anti-Pakistan slogans. The protesters carrying placards and banners that had slogans against Pakistan, they bombarded the Gate with stones.

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