Reports of Afghan-Pakistani Clash in Kunar

Afghanistan: Islamic Emirate and Pakistani soldiers exchanged gunfire in the Ben-Shahi area of Dangam district in Kunar province, Najibullah Hanif, local director of information and culture claimed.

Hanif said the clashes were resolved and that no one was harmed. He stated that the attempt by Pakistani soldiers to build military facilities along the Durand Line is what sparked the clashes.

Local residents said the clashes continued until 10pm and both sides used light and heavy weapons.

Hanif said that after the clash, Pakistani forces attacked parts of Dangam district with mortars. He said that officials of the Islamic Emirate are talking to Pakistani officials to resolve the issue.