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Kabul accuses Pakistan of military violations; seeks action from United Nations

Afghan Border Police personnel keep watch during an ongoing battle between Pakistani and Afghan Border forces near the Durand line at Spin Boldak in Kandahar on May 5. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 27, 2019, 05.50 PM (IST)

Afghanistan on Tuesday accused Pakistan of yet another military violation and sought United Nations' (UN) intervention. 

Seeking an action from the UN against Pakistan, Kabul said that the violations from Pakistan continued in the form of shelling and airspace despite several appeals.

Kabul wrote to the UN Security Council citing the dates for the violations.

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Afghanistan's provincial governor`s spokesman Abdul Ghani Musamim had earlier claimed that Pakistan had fired over 200 missiles on Afghanistan's Kunar province.

Musamim said that the missiles were fired over a period of three days.Tolo News quoted him as saying that the rocket attacks left four houses destroyed.

Quoting sources, the Afghan agency had reported that the shelling from across the border had been going on for the past few days and had even started spreading fear. 

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Seeking an action from the United Nations, Kabul said that the violations from Pakistan continued in the form of shelling and air space despite several appeals