Torkham border remain open for second day

08 Mar, 2017 9:29 am

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The Pak-Afghan Torkham border will remain open for the second day on Wednesday.


Hundreds of people have reached the border on second day to go to Afghanistan.


Around 10,000 people crossed the border on the first day. However, transportation and trading activities still remain suspended. People not having a legal passport and visa were not allowed to cross the border and sent back.


The border was opened on Tuesday after a closure of 18 days.


Read more: Pak-Afghan border to remain open for two days: FO


Pakistani authorities ordered to close the Pak-Afghan border after a surge in terrorist attacks last month and the deadly attack at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan that claimed the lives of some 90 people and injured many others.

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