Noorulhaq Ulumi, Minister of Interior says that the military operation in Waziristan tribal built of Pakistan has forced insurgents cross into Afghanistan who are now trying to move the war from the south of the country to the north of the country.
“Militants started from south and trying to reach to the north of the country” he told parliament’s Internal Security Committee on Tuesday.
Ulumi said this is a new pressure that the enemies are trying to put on security forces in northern parts, adding that there is cooperation among security agencies to cope with it.
Noorulhaq Ulumi added that the military operation in Pakistan is having an affect over Afghanistan. He said during the ongoing military operation whoever the militants are connected to is pushing them to this side of the border.
While giving details to parliament’s Internal Security Committee about the security situation of the country, Ulumi said that currently out of 34 provinces, nine are under medium and eleven are under high security threat.
Noorulhaq Ulumi the Minister of Interior, General Sher Mohammad Karimi the Chief of Army Staff and Rahmatullah Nabil the head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency – were called on Tuesday by parliament’s Internal Security Committee at the time the security situation in the country is deteriorating.
Dozens of soldiers were martyred, wounded or went missing in a single clash in Badakhshan province on Friday.