shelling in kunarAt least two women were injured following cross-border shelling in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan on Friday.

The incident took place on Friday morning after the Pakistani military fired at least 11 artillery shells in Sarkano district.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the rockets landed on a number of villages in Sarkano district.

MoI strongly condemned the shelling by Pakistani military and said the government of Pakistani remains accountable for the persistent shelling.

This comes as another woman was injured following cross-border shelling in Kunar province around two weeks ago.

The Pakistani military has been shelling eastern provinces of Afghanistan, specifically eastern Kunar province during the recent years.

Dozens of people have been killed or injured while several others have been forced to flee the area due to persistent shelling by Pakistani military.

According to reports, the Pakistani military has fired over 5,000 rockets in Kunar province during the past two years.


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