Hundreds Stuck At Closed Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Crossing

Posted September 17, 2017

If confirmed, it would be the first US drone strike inside Pakistan since US President Donald Trump outlined a new Afghanistan strategy and pushed Islamabad to take greater action against the Haqqani network.

At least six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel and a child were injured in two consecutive explosions at the Pak-Afghan border at Torkham, security officials said on Friday. Wazir is the political agent and the most senior administrator in the Kurram Agency region in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan.

"This year we have some tremendous achievements", Stanekzai said, including Afghanistan's full membership of the International Cricket Council.

"Two rockets were dropped on Molloy's house and three people were killed", the minister said.

Asmat is a believed to be a relative of Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef, who served as ambassador to Pakistan during the Taliban's rule.

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Drone strikes are highly unpopular among the Pakistani public as they kill militants and common people including women and kids without discrimination.

The Afghan Taliban have announced that they would support Pakistan against any threat by the Trump administration, pledging to stand by the government in case of any aggressive design pursued by the United States against the country, the Dawn reported on Friday.

ZC revoked the no objection certificates it issued to the players to allow them to go to Afghanistan.

Cricket fans in Afghanistan have a record number of foreign players to watch in the ongoing Shpageeza Cricket League despite security concerns.