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Afghanistan/Pakistan – Pakistani forces clash with Afghan protesters at border crossing (Al Jazeera)

Pakistani soldiers stand guard in front of people waiting to cross at the Friendship Gate crossing point in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border town of Chaman, Pakistan [Abdul Khaliq Achakzai/Reuters]

Pakistani soldiers stand guard in front of people waiting to cross at the Friendship Gate crossing point in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border town of Chaman, Pakistan [Abdul Khaliq Achakzai/Reuters]

Pakistani forces have clashed with hundreds of Afghans stranded on Pakistan’s side of a commercially vital border crossing with Afghanistan after its closure by the Taliban, Pakistani security officials say. The disturbances broke out on Thursday after a 56-year-old Afghan traveller died of a heart attack as he waited in the dusty heat to enter Afghanistan via the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing, Arif Kakar, a Pakistani official on the scene, told Reuters news agency.

Pakistani forces clash with Afghan protesters at border crossing | Taliban News | Al Jazeera