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PublishDate: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 11:38

Pakistan fired 21 rockets towards Afghanistan: officials

Military officials in the eastern zone said on Monday that clashes broke out between Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) and Pakistani forces on Sunday night in the Sarkano district of Kunar province, close to the Durand Line.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Officials said that Pakistani forces fired 21 towards Afghanistan, but that no casualties were reported.

Hamdullah , the spokesman for the 1st Border Battalion of the Eastern Zone, said that IEA forces also fired several rockets back at .

“Clashes erupted between Taliban (IEA) and Pakistani forces in Sarkano district of province. The clashes continued until 9:00 pm. The cause of the clashes was because of the attack by Pakistani forces. In response, Taliban (IEA) forces also fired rockets towards them, and maybe they suffered casualties. Our forces and people did not suffer casualties,” added Hamdard.

officials said recently they are establishing 32 new check posts along the to counter Pakistani attacks.

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