Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

Feb 18, 2017, 00:40
Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

The development comes after a series of terrorist attacks hit Pakistan within a week, including Thursday's bombing at a crowded Sufi shrine in Sehwan city of Sindh province in which 75 persons died and about 300 were injured.

Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted the closure call, Pakistan-Afghanistan Border closed till further orders due to security reaons. The menace of terrorism can not be defeated without a cooperative framework among all stakeholders and therefore, Afghanistan will have to stop playing into Indian hands and engage into a meaningful and honest collaboration with Pakistan for the sake of regional peace and security.

He said that Pakistan's military and civil leadership had given message to the Afghan side to take measures so that terrorists using Afghan soil against Pakistan could be controlled in a befitting manner. The article argued that India doesn't want sports to return in Pakistan, which is why it could be behind the deadly attack on Monday.

General Bajwa also told the USA officer that the Pakistan Army has handed Afghan authorities a list of terrorists hiding inside Afghanistan and wants the Afghan government to take action against the militants. This was done in the backdrop of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claiming responsibility for Lahore suicide blast.

The army spokesman, Maj. Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa vowed vengeance after the attack.

Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

In a press statement sent by the Presidential Palace on Friday, Ghani said the shrine attack in Pakistan was against Islam and humanity. Afghan News Agency on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook.

Pakistan and Afghanistan share a border of about 2,600 km, mostly porous, and the military seeks cooperation of the Afghan government to closely monitor the illegal cross-border movement. "The ongoing situation is only favoring the militant groups", Mohmand said.

The Afghan diplomat was given a demarche containing details of the recent terrorist attacks and supporting information.

Yusufzai added that Islamabad had gradually lost its so-called influence over Afghan Taliban. It also underlined that it was up to the Afghan Government to decide whom to engage in direct talks.

He described the talks as a "success" but said there was still "a long way to go" before any peace agreement in Afghanistan was reached.

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