Pakistan-Afghanistan border remains close for ninth day
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Chaman border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains closed for the ninth consecutive day after Afghan protesters burned a Pakistani flag.
Hundreds of people and containers-mounted trailers stood at the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman.
Hundreds of Afghans assembled near the Friendship Gate and started shouting anti-Pakistan slogans. The protesters carrying placards and banners that had slogans against Pakistan, they bombarded the Gate with stones.
“The Friendship Gate at the Pak-Afghan border had been closed after the flag burning incident. The border will remain close for an indefinite period with Afghanistan.
The NATO supplies and cross-border trade between Islamabad and Kabul has been suspended.