Cross-Border Attack: Afghan shelling kills 4 Pakistani soldiers

More than 20 mortar shells were fired from across the border, says officials.


Afp July 20, 2011

MIRANSHAH: Pakistani officials on Tuesday accused the Afghan Army of firing mortar bombs across the border, killing four and wounding two Pakistani soldiers in South Waziristan.

“Four soldiers were killed and two others wounded in the cross-border attack,” a security official in Peshawar told AFP, saying that the shelling continued for around two hours.

“More than 20 mortar shells were fired from across the border. Three shells slammed into a paramilitary Frontier Corps checkpost in Angoor Adda,” he said. 

Published in The Express Tribune, July 20th, 2011.

COMMENTS (11)

Real stuff | 9 years ago | Reply

Unless Afghanistan understands that is being used and exploited by India, peace will not prevail. Afghanistanis is so beat up that it has no control over its own country and that the opportunist India has bases established in Afghanistan with its main goal to destabalize Pakistan, but it is backfiring as it has not only destabalized Afghanistan but may spread beyond Pakistan into India and involve a much wider region.

Haroon | 9 years ago | Reply Better to live in peace, every action has reaction, why PAK army first fired, i am sure, they are to ignore and underestimate the vital issue in country and pay world attention only to these pity pity issues, PAK AFG should be like a Europion country to live in peace rather than conflict, Muslim are brothers....
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