Wed, Oct 26, 2016 | updated 04:08 AM IST

Pakistan deports Afghan passengers for having Indian visa on passport

Updated: Aug 30, 2016 21:26 IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug. 28 (ANI): Pakistan has deported several Afghan passengers from its airports back to Kabul as they had Indian visa on passport, reports Tolo News.

Two days back, Afghanistan had reportedly deported 250 Pakistani workers over deadlock along the Durand Line near Chaman with the border crossing remaining closed for the 10th consecutive day.

The Friendship Gate was closed 10 days ago after Pakistani officials claimed that several Afghan demonstrators attacked the gate and disrespected the Pakistani flag.

Earlier too, tension intensified between the two neighbouring countries on several occasions during the past recent months, mainly due to the establishment of gates and other installations.

The Afghan and Pakistani forces exchanged fire in Torkham in June which resulted in to the closure of the gate for several days. (ANI)