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Pakistan records protest to Afghanistan over Bajaur Attack

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly protested over a terrorist attack launched from within Afghan territory that claimed the lives of three security men including a captain – ARY News reports.

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According to details, Pakistan strongly reacted over an attack in Bajaur Agency, which was launched by militants from with Afghan territory. The Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan recorded strong protest over the incident in Islamabad and Kabul.

The FO said that Afghan soil should not be used against Pakistan and Afghan authorities must take measures to end terrorist strongholds in their country.

It was further said that cooperation from Afghanistan’s side is also necessary for the success of operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants in North Waziristan.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) told that terrorists from across the border attacked a vehicle of security forces in tehsil Mamond of Bajaur Agency, as a consequence three security men were martyred including a captain of Pakistan Army, while two others were severely injured.

The injured troops were immediately shifted to Peshawar.

Security forces soon after the incident launched a full-fledged counter attack on suspected militant hideouts in the vicinity, during which 5 attackers were reported to be killed.

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