Pakistan moves towards Afghan Border with heavy artillery

As per the sources that Pakistan has moved towards Afghanistan border with heavy artillery. Newly appointed Army chief of Pakistan – Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Monday that increased security arrangements in the border region were aimed at fighting terrorism.

Pakistan Army, after a string of terror attacks in the country, has moved heavy artillery towards the Pak-Afghan border in Torkham and Chaman districts, as per the reports of the Express Tribune.

This Pakistan Army’s move came just two days after the military targeted the camps of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan’s Jamaatul Ahrar faction on the Torkham border opposite Khyber and Mohmand tribal regions.

Pakistan claims that the group has found safe haven in the neighbour country Afghanistan.

On Monday, Gen Bajwa who is the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan said  that security measures along the border with the neighbour country Afghanistan were part of efforts to fight and defeat terrorism because terrorism is a common threat to both countries.

In a statement, Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Gen Bajwa headed a high-level security meeting at the headquarter of Army in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

Pakistan Army Chief said that Afghanistan and Pakistan have fought against terrorism and shall continue this effort together till the end of terrorism.

Pakistan Army has increased security at the Afghan border to stop illegal movements after a wave of deadly attacks last week.

After a string of suicide bombing in Pakistan, Security forces of Pakistan killed more than 130 suspected terrorists and arrested over 350 people in Pakistan, mostly Afghans.

At last Monday, many senior police officers with civilians were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up during a protest rally outside Punjab assembly in Lahore, Pakistan.

Last week on Wednesday, 7 people were killed and several others, including judges, injured in two separate suicide attacks in the north-west region of Pakistan.

Last week on Thursday night, the deadliest suicide bombing in Pakistan in recent times struck at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan area of southern Sindh province. In this deadliest attack, at least 88 people were killed and over 200 injured in an attack which was claimed by the terror group – ISIS.

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