ISLAMABAD: Pakistan lodged a strong protest with the NATO over killing of one of its soldiers at border by the forces of Treaty Alliance. An ISPR press release said “one soldier of Pakistan’s border security forces was martyred during shelling by US-led NATO forces in Pakistan at North Waziristan Border with Afghanistan”.
According to the details Pakistan and NATO troops were engaged in a clash at the border adjacent to North Waziristan, in which heavy weapons were used. NATO troops fired three mortar shells inside Pakistan at Tehsil Ghulam Khan of North Waziristan tribal region. Pakistani forces responded with counter attack, reports said.
Security sources have confirmed the clash. NATO forces had also fired shells in North Waziristan yesterday, in which a security man was killed.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed the Wednesday’s clashes between Pakistan and NATO forces in North Waziristan. The Director General ISPR also confirmed that one Pakistani personnel was martyred in the incident that took place in Ghulam Khan area of North Waziristan.
Input from Agencies