TARGETING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS BY AFGHAN FORCES, A SHAMEFUL ACT: AAMIR | Pakistan News Digest

TARGETING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS BY AFGHAN FORCES, A SHAMEFUL ACT: AAMIR

By on May 7, 2017 | Short URL

Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz visited Chaman today to review the post attack situation in the area.

Talking to the newsmen, he said Afghan forces committed a shameful act by targeting innocent civilians through mortar shells attack.

General Aamir said that such attacks would not benefit Afghanistan in any way and the Afghan government should be ashamed of such type of imprudent acts.

He added that Pakistani artillery also retaliated to the Afghan forces' attack with full might and they resorted to destroy from four to five check posts of Afghanistan.

He said that such types of un-provocative attacks are in no way acceptable to us.

He said that the Afghan government has adopted a negative approach towards Pakistan and it targeted our territory challenging our sovereignty.

He, however, said that they would no more be let to repeat such practice again.

Replying to a query, General Aamir said that the Bab-e-Dosti on Pak-Afghan border would remain close till normalcy of the situation.

Replying to another question, he said that Pakistan government is trying its level best to mend the situation.

Earlier, General Aamir visited Civil Hospital Chaman and inquired after the health of the people injured in the Friday's tragic incident.

Inspector General Frontier Corps Balochistan, Major General Nadeem Anjum and other high-ranking civil and military officials accompanied him during the visit.

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Source: Radio Pakistan

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