Pak Army soldiers killed in Afghan border firing

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In another incident, a Pakistan soldier was killed on Thursday in a terrorist attack at a check-post in the Three Baman Sector from across the Afghan border…reports Asian Lite News

Two Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in an exchange of fire with terrorists from across the Afghan border in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

In a statement on Sunday, the Pak military’s media wing “strongly” condemned the use of Afghan soil by terrorists for activities against Pakistan, as quoted by Dawn newspaper. They added that Pakistan “expects that [the] existing and future setup in Afghanistan will not allow such activities”.

“Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border opened fire on a military post in Bajaur district,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

“As per intelligence reports, due to [the] fire of Pakistan Army troops, two to three terrorists got killed and three to four terrorists got injured,” the statement added.

In another incident, a Pakistan soldier was killed on Thursday in a terrorist attack at a check-post in the Three Baman Sector from across the Afghan border, Dawn reported.

Meanwhile, ISPR Director General Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar on Friday had stated that the situation on the Pak-Afghan border was “normal and under control”, while Pakistan’s side was “secure”.

Protest against Pakistan, Taliban

Afghan diaspora in Belgium held a protest demonstration at Schuman Circle against the Taliban’s hostile takeover of Afghanistan and against Pakistan for its alleged involvement and support to the terror group.

The protest took place in front of the European Commission (EC) and the European External Action Service (EEAS) on Sunday. The protestors were seeing waving Afghanistan flags and raising slogans against the Taliban and Pakistan.

The protest was attended by about 60-70 members of the Afghan diaspora. Some of the protestors were seen wearing army combat uniforms.

The Taliban entered Kabul on August 15 and took control of the presidential palace.

Soon after the terror group claimed control over the Afghan capital, several countries evacuated their diplomatic personnel and citizens from the country, and hundreds of people flocked to the Kabul airport in an attempt to leave Afghanistan.

The protest came at a time when the security situation in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul is deteriorating. On Thursday, a suicide bomber and multiple ISIS-K gunmen killed 13 U.S. service members and nearly 169 Afghan civilians in the attack at the Kabul airport.

In the last few days, several cities around the world witnessed protests against the Kabul takeover.

The anti-Taliban protest in the UK entered the second week on Sunday after thousands of people took to the streets of central London on August 21 to condemn the takeover of Afghanistan.

Various UK-based Afghan community groups and leaders organised the march, which began from Marble Arch and the protestors walked towards the BBC Headquarters, 10 Downing Street, and the US Embassy, Geo News reported.

Meanwhile, in Washington, about 1,000 people gathered outside the White House, including Afghans living in the United States, reported NHK World. Participants held signs that say “Save Afghanistan” or “Save Afghan lives”.

They urged the administration of President Joe Biden to help as many Afghans as possible flee the country and help protect the rights of Afghan women. (ANI)

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