Pakistan-artilleryAt least three civilians were killed or injured following a cross-border shelling by Pakistani military in eastern Khost province of Afghanistan.

The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement condemned the attack and said the incident took place in Gurbaz district on Tuesday.

The statement furhter added that a missile fired by Pakistani military landed in Hada Bari Tahana village in Gurbaz district, leaving one civilian dead and two others injured.

The interior ministry called the cross-border shelling by Pakistani military in Afghan soil, an obvious border violation and said that the shelling by Pakistani military should be immediately stopped.

This comes as local authorities in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan said Tuesday that Pakistani military fired at least six artillery shells in Kunar province.

Provincial security chief, Abdul Habib Syed Kheli confirming the report said Pakistani military shelled Dangam district on Monday night.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.