Pakistan troops clash with 'hundreds' of local Taliban near Afghan border: official
September 6, 2023 09:25 PM
Pakistan troops repelled a cross-border raid from Afghanistan by "hundreds" of Pakistan Taliban militants on Wednesday, a senior official said, with extra forces rushed to the rugged frontier region.
"They were in hundreds and were armed with light and heavy weapons. We were ready to face the attack and exchange of fire continued for some four hours," Mohammad Ali, deputy commissioner of Chitral district, told AFP.