Pakistani border guards fired tear gas Thursday to disperse hundreds, the day after the Taliban gained control of the Afghan side of the frontier, of those who attempted to attack a border crossing with Afghanistan, officials said.
“About 400 unethical travelers tried hard to cross the fence this morning. They threw stones which forced us to launch gas, “The Chaman Southwest Border Security Officer reported.
Jumada Khan, Chaman‘s top administration official, has stated that the issue is “in control.”
The second border official, who wouldn’t be named, added, “We had to baton charges because individuals got disruptive.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visited regional leaders in Uzbekistan on Thursday for discussions as the country’s security deteriorated. After Pakistan has rejected admitting additional refugees, worries of a fresh crisis for Afghans are present.
Several million Afghans were relocated within their nation throughout years of war according to the United Nations Refugee Agency.