Pakistan fires 21 more rockets in Kunar province


pakistan shell kunarThe Pakistani military fired 21 more rockets in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, local officials said.

The officials further added that the rockets were fired on Sunday night in Shegal and Dangam districts.

Provincial security chief, Gen. Abdul Habib Syed Khel, confirmed that 21 rockets were fired in the latest wave of cross-border shelling by Pakistani military.

Gen. Syed Khel further added that the shelling did not incur any casualties to the local residents.

This comes as Pakistani military fired at least 73 rockets on Dangam and Shegal districts earlier this week.

The Pakistani army has been continuously shelling eastern Kunar province during the recent years; however, the shelling has intensified during the recent months which has left a number of local residents killed or injured.

The Pakistani air force also carried out an airstrike in Kunar province later in May which left at least five civilians dead and eleven others injured.



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