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6 Pakistani troops' killed in Afghanistan border clash

A cross-border gunfight between Afghan and Pakistani security forces today left at least two people dead, officials from both countries said, amid simmering tensions between the neighbours. There's now no information about the death toll on the Afghani side.

It added, "Pakistani troops are exercising maximum restraint so as to avoid any Afghan civilian casualties".

According to ISPR, the troops were carrying out routine surveillance in Kurram Agency for plugging of gaps and making necessary preparations to start fencing along Afghan border. "Military engagement is under way to defuse situation", read the statement.

The attack was carried out from the Khost province of Afghanistan on a border post in Laka Tika area of Lower Kurram Agency, officials of the political administration in Kurram Agency said.

Afghan officials said that Pakistani troops crossed on to Afghan soil, prompting a response by border forces and the local tribal force.

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Col. Abdul Hanan, interim chief of the Afghan National Police, told Anadolu Agency clashes broke out in the morning when Pakistani border forces allegedly opened fire at villages in Zazi Maiden district along the Durand Line.

Mangal said three Pakistani guards were also taken into custody.

He added that local villagers and the Afghan Border Police retaliated with gunfire.

Khost province lies next to the restive tribal belt in Pakistan.

Pakistan began fencing the Pak-Afghan border previous year to prevent terrorists from crossing into the country from Afghanistan.

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