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Pak summons Afghan Charge d'affaires

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

today summoned Charge d'affaires and strongly condemned a cross border terror attack at a border check post that killed two soldiers.

Armed militants from yesterday killed two Pakistani military personnel in Bajaur tribal region.

"CDA (charge de affairs) was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a strong protest was lodged with the over this incident," the Foreign Office said.

It said has witnessed a surge in terror attacks on its security forces deployed along the Pak-Afghan border.

"These cross border terrorist attacks on Pakistani forces confirm the presence of a large number of terrorists in the increasingly ungoverned spaces in

"The forces supporting these acts of against who have been allowed to use the Afghan soil are a serious threat to peace and stability in Afghanistan, and the region," the FO said.

Pakistan calls upon to take immediate action against the terrorists and terror groups finding sanctuaries in Afghanistan to target Pakistani security forces, it said.

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 20:48 IST