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PublishDate: Sunday, November 22, 202011:17

Torkham crossing closed for a few hours due to standoff between border guards

Afghan border officials and their Pakistani counterparts abruptly closed Torkham border late Saturday afternoon after Afghan border guards questioned work being done by Pakistan guards on a wall in the area, Pakistan media reports.

However, the crossing was reopened later that night.

The closure of the border temporarily suspended both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Pakistan media reports that officials stated #Pakistani authorities started repairs on a protection wall on its side.

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