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Afghan rocket attack kills four Pakistani soldiers, says ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: At least four Pakistani soldiers were killed and four were injured in a cross border attack at a Pak Army post in Khyber Agency near Pak-Afghan border, reported by ISPR.

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According to Pak Army media wing ISPR, a rocket was fired by Afghan terrorists on Sunday that left four soldiers killed and injured four others. According to statement issued by ISPR: “Rounds fired from the Afghanistan side by terrorists hit an 8,000-feet-high Pakistani post in Akhandwala Pass.”

“Four Pakistan army soldiers embraced martyrdom and four others were injured due to the rocket fire. Pakistani troops befittingly responded and eliminated the group of terrorists,” statement added.

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The incident was not reported first time. But this time it occurs at a time when Islamabad and Kabul have started dialogues to bring peace in the region. Pakistan registered protest with Afghanistan over the recent rocket attack.

An official of Foreign Office said, “A strong protest was lodged with Afghanistan’s Ambassador Jannan Mosazai and he was told that Kabul must take urgent steps to stop such attacks from its territory.”

Same border clash was also took place last week that resulted in the death of three Frontier Constabulary (FC).

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