Pakistan asks Afghanistan to hand over 76 terrorists immediately

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to hand over 76 terrorists immediately

Pakistani diplomatic officials on Wednesday summoned the Afghan deputy head of mission to the Foreign Office to intimate their concerns over unceasing series of attacks by terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahrar from its sanctuaries inside Afghanistan.

In a statement, ISPR said: Terrorists attacked Pakistani border post in Khyber Agency from Afghanistan side this morning.

The border points have been closed to stop entry of terrorists from Afghanistan.

The officials were summoned at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi where officials were handed down a list of 76 wanted terrorists to be handed over to Islamabad.

It is relevant to mention that a recent wave of terrorism killed over 100 people in Pakistan in a scant period of five days.

"The border crossing will stay closed till further notice and all kinds of trade and commercial activities will remain suspended", Dawn quoted Pakistan's officials.

Police said that a suicide bomber entered the Lal Shehbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan town of Sindh through its Golden Gate.

Pakistan and Afghanistan share a border of about 2,600 km, mostly porous, and the military seeks cooperation of the Afghan government to closely monitor the illegal cross-border movement.



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