Local officials in Kunar said Pakistani troops have once again fired about 50 rockets into the province’s Shilton district.

Provincial governor, Mohammad Iqbal Saeed told the media that Pakistani forces had fired 50 rockets at Suno village and Alamzo Dupe areas of the Shilton district since last night, causing heavy financial losses to the residents in the region.

Meanwhile, the former Afghan president, Hamid Karzai reacted to the rocket attacks by Pakistani troops on Kunar, saying that Pakistan should immediately stop their bombardment and instead of attacking Afghans, they have to work for a better bilateral relationship.

Karzai called on the Pakistani government to refrain from committing destructive and sensitive acts and to focus its efforts on establishing a fraternal, peaceful, and civilized relationship with Afghanistan.

It is not the first time that Pakistan has attacked Kunar or Afghan territory, Pakistanis have previously targeted Kunar province by launching rocket attacks on various districts of the province.

The attacks caused many human and financial losses in the region, in some cases, many people were displaced from their homes.

Afghan officials have not yet commented on the rocket attacks by Pakistani troops.


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