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Completion of Pak-Afghan border fence marks the end of the year for operation Raddul Fassad

In 2018, as many as 45,764 security operations were conducted

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December 30, 2018

 

Pak-Afghan border sealed for two days ahead of Afghan election

Many passenger and cargo trucks are parked near the borderm waiting for it to reopen.

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October 19, 2018

 

Three soldiers martyred in exchange of fire along Pak-Afghan border

Three Pakistan Army soldiers were killed on Friday during an exchange of fire on the Pak-Afghan border. According to the ISPR, militants from across the border attempted to raid army check posts along the border in Shawal, North Waziristan Agency. During the exchange of fire, five militants were killed as were the three soldiers. They…

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June 15, 2018

 

FM Asif urges US to pay for fencing Pak-Afghan border aimed at reducing terrorism

NEW YORK: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the fence Pakistan is building along its largely porous 2,343- kilometer border with Afghanistan will help reduce terrorism and he sought U.S. assistance as Islamabad steps up efforts to complete the project. “It won’t cost them much,” he said of the U.S. in an interview…

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February 9, 2018

 

Peshawar Corps Commander visits Pak-Afghan border in Bajaur

RAWALPINDI: Commander Peshawar Corps Lt General Nazir Ahmed Butt visited forward areas of Bajaur Agency on Pak-Afghan border, said Pakistan Army’s public affairs department on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), he was briefed on cross border attack attempt by terrorists on 13 November and over all security situation in…

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November 21, 2017

 

Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor Monday said that Pakistan was paying the price for a security vacuum on Afghan side of the border. In a series of tweets, the DG ISPR talked about Pakistan Army captain and a soldier, who were martyred when terrorists from Afghanistan’s side attempted…

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November 13, 2017

 

Ten terrorists killed, two soldiers martyred in cross-border attack: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: At least eight militants were shot dead and two Pakistani soldiers died in a skirmish along the restive border with Afghanistan Monday, the military said, as Islamabad tries to tightens its grip on the frontier. “Terrorists from Afghanistan side attempted attack on Pakistani posts” along the border in Bajaur in the tribal districts of…

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November 13, 2017

 

Khawaja Asif voices reservations over new US policy

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif said intelligence sharing is must for improving border management with Afghanistan. Speaking at Pakistan-US Track-II dialogue in Islamabad on Monday, he said the United States should share timely intelligence and Pakistan would take action itself. He said Pakistan would continue its fight against terror till elimination…

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November 6, 2017

 

Fencing work along Pak-Afghan border in progress: ISPR

Pakistan Army will complete the construction of 106-kilometer metal fence and 40 fortresses along Pak-Afghan border in South Waziristan Agency by next year. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the work is in progress to put in place the metal fence along Pak-Afghan border in North and South Waziristan to stem the infiltration by terrorists…

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October 19, 2017

 

Pakistan has uprooted all militant sanctuaries in the region: PM Abbasi

WASHINGTON: In an interview to the New York Times published on Wednesday, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan was an active partner in the war on terror and has uprooted all sanctuaries used by militants in the rugged region along the border with Afghanistan. The Prime Minister, who is here to represent Pakistan…

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September 21, 2017

 

COAS celebrates Eid with soldiers at Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Rajgal Valley on Saturday along the Pak-Afghan Border to celebrate Eid with the soldiers. “Eid on duty for security of Pakistan and its people is the best festivity for us”, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor quoted the Army…

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September 2, 2017

 

Pakistan Army clears highest mountain top near Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has cleared a highest and craggiest mountain top near Pak-Afghan border, killing several terrorists. Operation continues with major achievement last night when troops including SSG successfully cleared Brekh Muhammad Kandao – a highest and craggiest mountain top – near Pak-Afghan border, according to ISPR. “Many terrorists killed, few fled to Afghanistan. Terrorists…

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July 22, 2017

 

Two suicide bombers killed near Pak-Afghan border

LANDI KOTAL: Two suicide bombers were killed by Pakistani security forces in an early morning attack on a check-post at Pak-Afghan border. According to ISPR, a group of terrorists including two suicide bombers, from Afghanistan attacked Misthara post, two kilometres northwest of Jarobi in Khyber Agency. Pakistani security forces foiled the attack, killing two suicide…

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July 14, 2017

 

Pakistan, Afghanistan to use Google Maps to settle border row

KANDAHAR: Pakistan and Afghanistan plan to use Google Maps to help settle a border dispute that led to deadly clashes last week, officials from both sides said Monday. At least eight civilians were killed on both sides in fighting that began when a Pakistani census team accompanied by soldiers visited disputed villages along the southern…

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May 9, 2017

 

Afghan attack at Torkham border; crossing closed

PESHAWAR: Following cross border attack by Afghanistan in Chaman, the neighboring country once again resorted to another cross-border attack at Torkham crossing. Pakistan’s armed forces retaliated the Afghan attack, after which the spell of shelling has ceased. Torkham border has been sealed for all traffic. According to political sources, curfew has been imposed at Torkham…

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May 6, 2017

 

Pakistan voices concerns over unprovoked Afghan attack in Chaman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed serious concerns over the unprovoked firing by the Afghan forces near the Chaman border. At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakariya pointed out the border between the two countries is clearly demarcated and Pakistani teams were conducting the census drive in its own area which…

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May 5, 2017

 

Eleven civilians killed in cross border firing from Afghanistan

  CHAMAN: At least 11 civilians were killed and 48 others were injured when Afghan Border Police opened fire on para-military troops providing security of census team on Friday morning. According to a press release by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Afghan Border Police opened fire on FC detailed for security of population census team. Nine civilians have…

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May 5, 2017

 

Germany’s special envoy meets Army Chief Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser, German Special Representative for Pakistan-Afghanistan called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday. Matters of mutual interest including issues of regional security with particular emphasis on Pak-Afghan border management were discussed during the meeting. The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army’s contributions towards regional peace and stability. –SAMAA

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May 4, 2017

 

Security forces foil major terrorist activity planned for Quetta

RAWALPINDI: The security forces have foiled a major terrorist activity planned for Quetta on Saturday.

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April 9, 2017

 

Pak-Afghan border reopens after 32 days

ISLAMABAD: Pak-Afghan Torkham border was reopened on Tuesday after a span of 32 days, Samaa reported. The border at Torkham and Chaman was closed after a surge in terrorism incidents across the country for the past several months which claimed several lives. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had announced the reopening of the Pak-Afghan border on…

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March 21, 2017

 

Pak-Afghan border being reopened as goodwill gesture: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given directions for immediate re-opening of Pak-Afghan border. In a statement, he said recent incidents of terrorism in Pakistan have been traced back to anti-Pakistan elements in Afghanistan. However, the decision to re-open the border is being taken as closure of the border for a long time in the…

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March 20, 2017