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Pakistan fired 21 rockets towards Afghanistan: officials

Military officials in the eastern zone told Ariana News 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.
Officials said that Pakistani forces fired 21 rockets towards Afghanistan, but that no casualties were reported.
Hamdullah Hamdard, the spokesman for the 1st Border Battalion of the Eastern Zone, said that IEA forces also fired several rockets back at Pakistani forces.
“Clashes erupted between Taliban (IEA) and Pakistani forces in Sarkano district of Kunar 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.
IEA officials said recently they are establishing 32 new check posts along the Durand Line to counter Pakistani attacks.The post Pakistan fired 21 rockets towards Afghanistan: officials first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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