08 May 2017

News Story: Pakistan says army killed 50 Afghan soldiers in firing exchange

ISLAMABAD, May 7 (Xinhua) -- A senior Pakistani military officer said Sunday that the country's security forces had killed over 50 Afghan security personnel in the recent cross-border firing.

Chief of the Pakistani paramilitary troops Major General Nadeem Ahmed said that about five Afghan posts were destroyed and more than 50 Afghan security personnel were killed in a recent exchange of firing and shelling.

Border troops of the two countries involved in hours of exchange of firing on Friday that caused casualties on both sides.

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