Pak is paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side of border: DG ISPR

Rawalpindi : Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday said that Pakistan is paying the price for a security vacuum on the Afghan side of the border.

In his tweets, DG ISPR said that Pakistan had done its part by clearing all areas, fencing, new posts, enhanced presence along the border and establishing crossing points.

More effort was required from all stakeholders from the Afghan side. Lives of forces and citizens equally precious on both sides, he added.

Major General Ghafoor said that there is a need to eliminate terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan and for effective border security.

Earlier, Two Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom while four others injured in a cross-border militant attack on a checkpost in Bajaur Agency near Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

Miscreants carried out an attack at Bajaur Agency along the Pak-Afghan border. Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham embraced martyrdom in the terrorist attack while four others were injured.

Pakistan Army gave a befitting response to the saboteurs and gunned 10 terrorists down. Several of them were also wounded.

ISPR added that remaining terrorists withdrew across the border after sustaining casualties.

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