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Civilian killed, 18 injured in Afghan forces firing in Chaman

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QUETTA, MAY 05, (DNA) – One civilian was killed and 18 others injured as Afghan forces fired at a census team in Chaman early Friday.

The Afghan forces used heavy artillery to fire at the Pakistani side of the border, an official said. Security forces said Pakistani border forces retaliated to Afghan firing in Kali Luqman and Kali Jahangir areas of Chaman. The exchange of fire is still ongoing.

The head of the military’s media wing, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, tweeted, “Afghan border police opened fire on FC troops detailed for security of census in a village along Chaman border. One civilian killed and 18 others injured, including four FC soldiers.”

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