Pakistan’s Charge d’Affaires in Kabul was summoned in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan amid persistent artillery shelling on eastern parts of Afghanistan by the Pakistani military.
The Ministry of Foreign Affiars (MoFA) in a statement said the artillery shelling in eastern parts of Afghanistan along the Durand Line continues despite the Afghan government has repeatedly shared its concerns in this regard.
The statement further added that the shelling has resulted into the deaths of a number of civilians while some others have sustained injuries.
According ot MoFA, the shelling has also inflicted financial losses to the local residents.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believe that such incursions may have a goal to help enhance the area for the activities of the terrorist groups.
MoFA said the Afghan government and people strongly condemns the act by Pakistan and calls a serious breach of the international norms.
The statement also added that the Charge d’Affaires of Pakistan was summoned in the ministry in this regard on Monday to convey the serious concerns of the Afghan government.
The ministry also added that the Charge d’Affaire of Pakistan was asked to convey the Afghan government’s concerns to the relevant authorities and immediate steps must be taken to halt the incursions.