Afghan Govt. summons Pak envoy over border shelling in east Afghanistan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 18 (ANI): Afghan's foreign ministry has summoned Pakistan's Ambassador Abrar Hussain to protest against its recent shelling that took place in Afghanistan's eastern provinces that killed two people. According to TOLOnews, Afghanistan' news channel, Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai expressed his apprehensions on Friday against the Pakistan border shelling on Nangarhar and Kunar districts and asked for an explanation. Karzai, reportedly, expressed concerns over the arrest of 150 Afghan citizens and argued fotr their release. He also urged the Pakistan government to reopen the Turkham and Chaman border after it was closed following the attack at the Lal Shahbaz Qalander shrine in Pakistan's Sehwan city in Sindh Province. During the meeting, Karzai, also shared hois condolences over the Pakistan suicide attack at the Sufi shrine. (ANI)