Sunday, November 27, 2022

Afghanistan probes barbed wire installation across Durand Line

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

pak-afghan border tensionsAccording to reports, the Pakistani military forces have launched installation of barbed wire across the Durand Line.

The issue was discussed during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting chaired by Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

The Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Border, Tribal and Ethics Affairs were instructed to investigate regarding the exact location where barbed barbed wire is being installed.

The two ministries were also instructed to find out regarding the position of the barbed wire from the zero point.

The installation work has reportedly been started across the Durand Line near eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan.

Pakistan and Afghanistan share an immense border stretching 1510 miles (2430 km) along the southern and eastern edges of Afghanistan.

Militants and terrorist groups are actively operating along the Durand Line and frequently carry out insurgency activities.

The porous Durand Line has also been a source of tension between Afghanistan and Pakistan where numeous cross-border attacks have been carried out during months and years.

The Pakistani army has been continously shelling eastern provinces of Afghanistan, while blaming the Afghan government for remaining reckless to act against the Pakistani militants who have take shelter in eastern Afghanistan and frequently carry out cross-border attacks.

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  1. this is ridiculous. why should the Afghan government let them to install the barbed wire over the border? the Pakistanis have been trying to demarcate the Durand line with the Afghans over the last 100 years but yet we have not been allowing them to do so , so how come they do it at the presence of Afghan government? 


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