Pak-Afghan border clash resumesAccording to reports Afghan and Pakistani troops have resumed clashes in Goshta district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday morning.

The clashes reportedly started after Pakistani troops attacked Goshta district and fighting is still going on between the two sides.

An Afghan border police officer speaking on the condition of anonymity said the incident took place after Pakistani forces were looking to resume the construction work of gates in Goshta district.

In the meantime commander of the Afghan border protection police forces, Gul Nabi Ahmadzai confirming the report said Pakistani military forces launched military attacks inside the Afghan soil using heavy artillery and tanks and Afghan forces started responding to their attack.

Provincial governor spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai said the clashes started after Pakistani troops started reparing the gate which was damaged during the previous fighting.

Afghan interior ministry officials confirmed that clashes between Afghan and Pakistani troops ended in Goshta district.

Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediq said Afghan security forces did not suffer any casualties during the clashes.

He said the fighting started around 8am local time after Pakistani troops launched rocket attack on Afghan security forces while starting work on the border gate which was damaged during last week’s clashes.

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