Islamabad: Pakistan rejected it as “baseless” the remarks by the Afghan foreign ministry that Pakistani troops have intruded into its territory and killed security personnel and civilians.
Kabul was demanding a response to the Pakistani firing that killed three soldiers and eight civilians in eastern Kunar province this week, the Afghan foreign ministry said.
The ministry’s spokesman Ahmad Shakib Mustaghni said that the “Pakistani forces, in civilian dress carried out the attack” in Dangam district two days ago.
Pakistan rejected Afghanistan’s claim and said Pakistani forces have been attacked frequently from the Afghan side of the border.