ISLAMABAD – The Foreign Office of Pakistan has strongly condemned the cross border attack on Pakistan Armed Forces that killed at least two soldiers at Af-Pak border and lodged protest with Afghanistan.
The official communique issued by the Foreign Office on Wednesday termed the attack as an act of terrorism.
“Early in the morning today, two Pakistani border posts -Manozangal and Moukha tops in Bajaur Agency- were attacked by terrorists from across Afghanistan. As a result of this unprovoked firing, two Pakistani soldiers were martyred and three others, including one officer, were injured. It is the third incident of cross-border attack in the last 10 days,” stated by the foreign office.
“Pakistan condemns these unprovoked attacks. This matter has been raised with the Afghan government in Kabul and with their Embassy in Islamabad,” it stated further.
Warning the Afghan authorities, foreign office said that “it has been emphasized that Afghanistan must take concrete steps to stop the use of its territory against Pakistan.”
Its pertinent to mention here that today’s attack was third of its kind in last eleven days. The Pakistan Army has bravely responded to the cross border Afghan miscreants who lodged attack at Tao-Top check post in wee hours and killed at least 14 militants on May 31 in Bajaur Agency.