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Afghanistan summons Pak deputy ambassador 'for violating airspace'

ANI | Updated: May 05, 2019 15:22 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 5 (ANI): Afghan on Saturday summoned Pakistan's deputy ambassador to Afghanistan to condemn recent "violation" of Kabul airspace by Pakistan Army and for "launching rockets" that caused casualties.

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan summoned the Chargé d’affaires of the Pakistani embassy in Kabul and condemned the attack on the two countries’ soldiers," Khamma Press quoted a spokesperson of Afghan's Foreign military as saying.

"Explaining the immediate measures of Afghanistan’s Security Forces against antigovernment elements active on both sides of the Durand line, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afganistan also condemned Pakistani forces’ violation of Afghanistan Airspace and launching rockets that caused material and bodily harm," he added

This comes days after the Afghanistan army announced that four of its personnel were killed and five others suffered injuries in shelling by Pakistani troops near Durand line.

The official also claimed that many houses have also been damaged. (ANI)