Main Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Crossing Closed

Main Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Crossing Closed
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The Facts

  • The Torkham crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan has been closed following the exchange of fire by security forces by both countries on Wednesday, according to officials.

  • Security officials speaking on the condition of anonymity told Reuters that there were no deaths, while local residents reported the sounds of gunfire in the border area near the Khyber Pass.

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