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Afghan cross-border attack wounds 2 Pakistani security men in SWA

At least two security personnel were injured in a gun and rocket attack from Afghan security forces in South Waziristan tribal agency on Wednesday, said a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

According to the ISPR, Afghan security forces early on Wednesday morning fired an RPG-7 rocket and few rounds of small arms at a security checkpost in the Angoor Adda area of South Waziristan. Pakistani troops retaliated and targeted positions where the fire was coming from, said the ISPR statement.

Iran border guards fire mortar shells into Panjgur:

In a similar incident in Balochistan’s Panjgur area, Iranian border forces fired mortar shells at the border town of Panjgur late on Tuesday night. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.

According to security officials in Panjgur, Iranian border guards fired five more mortar shells late on Tuesday night which landed in Pakistan, though no one was injured. “Five shells landed in Killi Nakar and Gorkadan area,” a security official said.

This was the third time in a week that Iranian border guards have fired mortar shells into Pakistan. So far, 13 mortar shells have been fired into Panjgur from the Iranian side.

Panjgur Deputy Commissioner Mehrab Shah and assistant commissioner visited Iran to record their protest over the border violations.

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