Pakistan Reopens Border Crossing With Afghanistan 

Pakistan Reopens Border Crossing With Afghanistan

Highlights: 

  • Pakistan has reopened the border with Afghanistan
  • The border was closed after a shooting incident
  • Afghan officials expressed their regret

Pakistan has reopened the key border crossing, the Chaman border, with neighboring Afghanistan. 

The border was closed after an Afghan gunman killed a Pakistani security guard, a week ago. 

Shehzad Zehri, an official in Chaman confirmed the reopening to Al Jazeera News on Monday. 

The Chaman Border

The Chaman border, situated to the northwest of Quetta (Pakistan’s provincial capital), is one of the busiest border crossings between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Afghan Authorities Expressed Regret 

Another official in Chaman, Abdul Hameed Zehri, stated that the Afghan authorities expressed regret and assured action against last week’s incident. 

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