RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on final Sunday night time granted “refuge and secure passage” to 46 troopers, together with 5 officers, of the Afghan Nationwide Military and Border Police after they have been unable to carry their navy posts alongside the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, stated the Inter Companies Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release.
“Afghan Nationwide Military native Commander reverse Arundu Sector, Chitral requested Pakistan Military for refuge and secure passage for 46 troopers of Afghan Nationwide Military and Border Police, together with 5 officers, as they have been unable to carry their navy posts alongside Pak-Afghan Worldwide Border on account of evolving safety scenario in Afghanistan,” stated the navy’s media wing.
As soon as the request was made the military contacted Afghan officers for “info and needed formalities”.
The assertion stated that the troopers have arrived at Arundu Sector late Sunday night time. It added that the troopers got secure passage after contact was made with Afghan authorities.
“Afghan troopers have been supplied meals, shelter and needed medical care as per established navy norms,” stated the assertion.
The ISPR stated that the troopers will probably be returned to Afghanistan in a dignified method after due course of.
This isn’t the primary time that such an incident has occurred.
Earlier this month, 35 Afghan troopers had additionally requested Pakistan for secure passage over their failure to carry their navy submit alongside the border.
The ISPR stated that the troopers have been additionally given secure passage into Pakistan and handed over to Afghan govt authorities after the due process.