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Pakistan shares 'actionable intelligence' with Afghanistan

IANS  |  Islamabad 

said on Thursday that it has shared information about hideouts of the militants in the border regions, who routinely launch attacks on check posts, with neighbouring

"We have shared actionable intelligence with the Afghan side about the hideouts of militants along the Pakistan-Afghan border," said at the weekly news briefing, and urged to take actions on other terrorist-infested areas to fully address the issue of the terrorist sanctuaries.

The said Pakistani forces have eliminated the Tehrek-e-Pakistan, and Lashkar-e-Islam and other terrorist organisations from its own soil through the major operation codenamed "Zarb-e-Azb" that was conducted in North tribal region in 2014.

"They (terrorists) have relocated themselves in The Islamic State too has made sanctuaries on the Afghan side of the Pakistan-Afghan border," the Pakistani said.

He said wants Afghanistan to focus on taking effective counter-terrorism actions including plugging of large gaps existing along the Afghan side of Pakistan-Afghanistan border to prevent the targeting of Pakistani civilians and security forces by terrorists from Afghan soil.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 23:04 IST
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