PESHAWAR: Peshawar Corps Commander Lt General Nazir Ahmed Butt visited on Monday Loi Shalman area of Khyber Agency, where he was given a detailed briefing on the prevailing security situation in the tribal region.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Gen Butt interacted with troops deployed on forward posts, and expressed satisfaction on the operational performance and morale of soldiers.
Heavy artillery moved towards Pak-Afghan border
The visit came hours after army chief General Qamar Bajwa chaired a high-level meeting at the General Headquarters. The huddle decided in favour of collaborating with the Afghan government to combat terrorism.
Kabul has reacted angrily to cross-border shelling by Pakistani forces that decimated camps and training compounds of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and its splinter group Jamaatul Ahrar in Afghanistan.
The shelling was in response to the recent terror wave across the country, which claimed over 100 lives last week.
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