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Clashes reported between Iran, Afghanistan’s border guards in Nimrouz province

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Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy
Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.

Sources have confirmed to Afghan media that armed clashes erupted between border guards of Iran and Afghanistan in the Keng district of Nimrouz province on Monday.

As per sources, four Iranian forces have been reported killed and their vehicle has been destroyed but the Iranian and Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has not commented on the killing yet.

Local residents of the Keng district said that the one-hour armed clashes erupted after Afghan people tried to dig a local channel called Sikhsar.

People say that Iranian border guards opened fire in a bid to stop people digging the channel.

The Iranian and Afghan forces have for a long time been at loggerhead over the channel.

Earlier, armed clashes were reported between the border guards of the two countries.

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