Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over unprovoked firing

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned Afghan Charge d’ Affaires to the Foreign Office and conveyed its protest over unprovoked firing from the Afghanistan side on Pakistan’s Gursal check post at Pak-Afghan border, causing strained relations between the two neighboring countries.

As a result of this unprovoked firing incident five Frontier Constabulary soldiers got injured.

Afghan Charge d’ Affair was also conveyed that in case of any further escalation as a result of this situation‚ the responsibility would be on the Afghan Government.

In a statement issued by Foreign Office‚ it said Pakistan feels that repetition of unprovoked firing incidents are adversely affecting the friendly relations between the two brotherly countries which have covered a long distance in building trust and understanding in the recent years.

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