Afghan army TorkhamA heavy clash is underway between the Afghan and Pakistani forces in Torkham as the deadlock over the establishment of a gate by Pakistani forces has entered into the third day.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confirmed that the Pakistani forces resumed artillery shelling earlier this evening.

He said the Afghan forces are fully prepared to retaliated to the Pakistani forces fire.

There are no exact details available regarding the casualties as reports suggest both sides are using heavy weapons.

But a local official in Nangarhar said an Afghan soldier lost his life during the latest clash and another soldier sustained injuries while a security post of the Pakistani forces caught fire during the exchange of fire.

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