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Pakistan lodges protest to NATO over killing of soldier during border clash

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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

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Azhar Masoodhttp://
Azhar Masood is Controller of News in PTV, and Chief Instructor of PTV Academy, working for Arab News. He has Covered Iraq War from Baghdad for CNN, BBC, FOX News, and Al-Jazeera and other regional channels. He covered conflict in Bosnia Herzegovina. He interviewed Yasir Arafat of Palestine, Paul Wolfoweit, Prime Minister Jean Ghteyan of Canada, Dr. Amar Musa of Egypt, Mr. Haris Slajic, Prime Minister of Bosnia Dr. Akbar Ali Vallayati, former Foreign Minister of Iran, President Kumaratunge of Sri Lanka, Mr. Kumar Su Bramanyem, Director of National Defence Institute of India, Mr. Hamid Karzai President of Afghanistan, Dr. Ahmad Chalabi of Iraq National Congress, Mr. Hoshyar Zubari, Vice President Kurdish Democratic Party of Iraq
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