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Kabul, Pakistan clash over violence

July 3 2012 at 3:41 PM
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Kabul, Pakistan clash over violence

Killings latest in a series of escalating cross-border attacks
AFP
Published: 17:47 July 2, 2012




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Peshawar, Pakistan: Pakistani officials accused up to 60 Afghan soldiers on Monday of crossing into Pakistani territory and sparking clashes that killed two tribesmen.

It was the latest in a series of escalating cross-border attacks reported in Afghanistan and Pakistan that are inflaming tensions along the porous border as Nato prepares to end its combat mission against the Taliban in 2014.

Both countries blame each other for harbouring Taliban fighters active on both sides of their 2,400 kilometre (1,500 mile) border, fanning distrust between Kabul and Islamabad, and complicating a peace process in Afghanistan.

Kabul threatened to report Islamabad to the UN Security Council over what it alleges is the shelling of villages, while Islamabad said it would protest formally to Kabul against the latest incursion.




If our bilateral discussions regarding this issue brings no result, we will refer this issue to the United Nations Security Council, Afghan foreign ministry spokesman Faramarz Tamana told AFP.

In Pakistan's semi-autonomous tribal belt, security officials said two tribesmen were killed in Upper Kurram district in clashes with 60 Afghan army soldiers.

Another tribesman was also wounded after they traded fire with Afghan army soldiers on seeing them inside Pakistani territory, a senior official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

The clashes lasted for more than 90 minutes after which security forces were sent to the area on the Afghan border, he said.

Local residents said the Afghans were pursuing attackers fleeing Shehar-e-Nau village in Paktia province.

Afghan defence officials denied the alleged incursion.

We are not aware of such an operation by ANA (Afghan National Army) in that area, Daulat Wazir, spokesman for the Ministry of Defence, said.

Colonel Ahmad Jan, spokesman for army corps 203 in southeastern Afghanistan said: It is not true, our forces have not entered Pakistan. We have not had any operations near the border recently.

A spokesman for Afghanistans National Directorate of Security intelligence agency said cross-border fire had killed four people, including a woman and a child, and wounded six others, in the last week.

Afghans and Americans blame Pakistan for not doing more to eliminate havens on its soil, which are used as launch pads for attacks across the border.

Last month, the US commander of Nato in Afghanistan blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network for a siege on a lakeside hotel in Kabul that killed 18 people.

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta also warned last month that Washington was running out of patience with Pakistan over militant havens.

But in Pakistan, border attacks have raised fresh concerns that Pakistani Taliban, who fled a 2009 army offensive, have regrouped and again pose a threat.

Officials said dozens of militants based in Afghanistan on Sunday attacked a checkpost in Upper Dir, a district in the government-controlled part of Pakistan, for the second time in eight days.

They said six militants were killed after crossing into Sabir Killey village in the Soni Darr area of Upper Dir. One official told AFP the firefight continued late into the night.

Another official said there were reports hundreds of militants were gathering in Afghanistans eastern province of Kunar.

Authorities have alerted local lashkars [tribal militia] amid fears of a bigger clash, he told AFP on condition of anonymity.

Intelligence officials say the attackers are loyalists of Pakistani cleric Maulana Fazlullah, who fled into Afghanistan when the army recaptured the Swat valley after a two-year Taliban insurgency ended in 2009.

Swat neighbours Upper Dir, which is a key transit route between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The valley was once a popular tourism destination and unlike the semi-autonomous tribal belt on the Afghan border, lies just 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the capital Islamabad.

The Taliban released a video showing severed heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers who they said were killed in a similar cross-border attack on a check post in Soni Darr on June 24.

A senior official confirmed that all 17 in the video were security personnel.

Islamabad lodged a strong protest with Kabul over the June 24 attack.



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Re: Kabul, Pakistan clash over violence

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July 3 2012, 3:47 PM 

Afghanistan accuses Pakistan army of rocket attacks


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Afghan National Army troops are seen receiving their briefing in a file photo. Photo by AFP

KABUL: Afghanistan accused Pakistans army on Monday of launching months of rocket attacks on its territory and threatened to report Islamabad to the UN Security Council, straining already troubled ties between the neighbours.

Kabul has regularly accused elements in Islamabads government and army of backing militants fighting the US-backed Kabul government, charges denied by Pakistan.

But it was the first time Afghanistan has held Pakistan directly responsible for hundreds of rocket strikes on the heavily forested Afghan border province of Kunar that it says have killed four civilians since March.

No one was immediately available for comment from Islamabad but Pakistan has previously accused Kabul of not doing enough to wipe out militant bases in Afghan border areas like Kunar.

We now have enough evidence that proves the rockets used in these attacks belong to the Pakistani army, the spokesman for Afghanistans National Directorate of Security, Shafiqullah Taheri, told Reuters.

Pakistan has never had such brazen courage in its history They know that Afghan security forces cant react, so they outrageously and indecently attack us, he added.

Kabul would report Islamabad to the UN Security Council if the attacks continued and talks with Pakistan yielded no results over the coming days, Afghanistans foreign ministry spokesman Faramarz Tamana said.

If diplomatic discussions bring no positive results we will refer the issue to the UN Security Council, he told Reuters.

Both Afghanistan and Pakistan had previously accused the Taliban of carrying out the attacks on Kunar, as part the militant groups insurgency plaguing both sides of the border.

Taheris comments come a week after Pakistan accused Afghan troops and Nato forces of failing to take action against what it said were Taliban safe havens in Kunar and other areas.

A Pakistani intelligence official on Monday accused Afghan troops of crossing into Pakistani territory on Sunday and killing two tribesmen.

Men in Afghan National Army uniforms came into Pakistan in the Ghozdarra area of Kurram. They opened fire at a house, killing two people, said the intelligence official.

The villagers returned fire and the attackers left.

Commentators have said Pakistan is trying to stamp its authority on the troubled border region ahead of the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan in 2014.




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Pathankot Strike
8 F-86Fs of No 19 Squadron led by Squadron Leader Sajjad Haider struck Pathankot airfield. With carefully positioned dives and selecting each individual aircraft in their protected pens for their strafing attacks, the strike elements completed a textbook operation against Pathankot. Wing Commander M G Tawab, flying one of the two Sabres as tied escorts overhead, counted 14 wrecks burning on the airfield. Among the aircraft destroyed on the ground were nearly all of the IAFs Soviet-supplied Mig-21s till then received, none of which were seen again during the War.


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Re: Kabul, Pakistan clash over violence

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July 3 2012, 3:48 PM 

i say waste the afgan swines... cut of all food shippments and over flights



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[linked image]

Pathankot Strike
8 F-86Fs of No 19 Squadron led by Squadron Leader Sajjad Haider struck Pathankot airfield. With carefully positioned dives and selecting each individual aircraft in their protected pens for their strafing attacks, the strike elements completed a textbook operation against Pathankot. Wing Commander M G Tawab, flying one of the two Sabres as tied escorts overhead, counted 14 wrecks burning on the airfield. Among the aircraft destroyed on the ground were nearly all of the IAFs Soviet-supplied Mig-21s till then received, none of which were seen again during the War.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFHlzP69n9c


 
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Re: Kabul, Pakistan clash over violence

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July 4 2012, 11:05 AM 

i say waste the afgan swines... cut of all food shippments and over flights

Notice how afghans are not the ultimate warriors in human history if they mess up with phuckistan, no sir, in that case it is phuckistanis who are the super warriors.

But when it comes to clashes with Russia/ USA, then the afghans are the ultimate warriors who wlecome death and live by the sword.

 
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