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Pak-Afghan border at Chaman, Kharlachi to be closed on Election Day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced to close its border with Afghanistan at Chaman and Kharlachi crossing points for two days coinciding with general election in the country. “The crossing points on Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman and Kharlachi will remain closed on July 24-25 2018, coinciding with general election in Pakistan,” said Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal. “Torkham will however remain open for normal traffic,” the spokesman added. At least 350,000 armed forces personnel will be deployed across…

Security forces arrest three women over suspected terror links

CHAMAN: Security forces on Tuesday claimed to have taken three women into custody near the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman on suspicion of their links with a proscribed organization, ARY News reported. The three women were arrested while they were trying to enter Afghanistan’s border town of Spin Boldak via Bab-e-Dosti (Friendship Gate) at the Chaman border crossing, according to security sources. They said that the terror suspects have been shifted to Quetta for further questioning with regard to their alleged involvement…

Pak, Afghan officials to review survey report of disputed areas in flag meeting today

QUETTA: The border crossing movement through Bab-e-Dosti – Friendship gate – at Chaman border remained suspended for the seventh consecutive day a flag meeting between Pakistan and Afghan officials is due today, ARY News reported. In the aftermath of Afghan forces' aggression, the border closure entered into eight day resulting in loss of economical activities at both sides of the border. The survey teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan – headed by military officials of the two countries – have completed geological survey…