50 Afghan soldiers killed in border firing

| Updated: May 08, 2017 10:30 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 8 (ANI) : Fifty Afghan security personnel were killed and another 100 injurd as Pakistan forces retaliated to unprovoked firing by Afghan border forces on security personnel in Balochistan's Chaman area last week. Inspector General Frontier Corps Balochistan Maj Gen. Nadeem Anjum said, "We are not happy over their losses since they are our Muslim brothers." The attack forced evacuation in Killi Luqman, Killi Jahangir and Badshah Adda Kahol as chaman border was shut down and security ramped up in Quetta and parts of Balochistan. Southern Command Commander Lt. Gen. Aamir Riaz termed the cross-border attack as shameful . Pakistani and Afghanistan military commanders agreed to carry out a geological survey of the border area.(ANI)
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