Tirah offensive: Afghan border forces on high alert (Video)
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces have been put on a high alert along the border with Pakistan in eastern Afghanistan to deal with militants fleeing an ongoing operation across the Durand Line, officials said on Thursday.
Pakistani forces have recently started an operation in the Tirah tribal region located near the Nazian district of eastern Nangarhar province.
Pakistani officials claim at least 120 rebels had been killed and several others wounded so far during first phase of the Khyber-II Operation. The second phase of the offensive is said to be launched soon.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.