2017-06-21

Pakistan starts fencing border with Afghanistan

Staff Report

RAWALPINDI -- Pakistan has begun fencing its border with Afghanistan, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Tuesday (June 20), according to media.

In the first phase, workers will build fences and more forts and outposts in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber agencies, said ISPR.

Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, the army chief, ordered the new construction to prevent terrorist infiltration from Afghanistan, said ISPR, acccording to Dunya News.

Fencing in Balochistan will comprise the second phase.

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