Pakistan round-up: 8 killed as Pak-Afghan border forces commerce fireplace

Pakistan round-up: 8 killed as Pak-Afghan border forces commerce fireplace
Pakistan round-up: 8 killed as Pak-Afghan border forces commerce fireplace

NEW DELHI: Heavy trade of fireplace between Pakistani and Afghan border forces, two provincial assemblies to be dissolved this week, and different prime tales from the neighbouring nation in our weekly Pakistan round-up:
Flare-up on Afghan border, 8 Pakistanis killed
Cross-border shelling and gunfire between Afghanistan and Pakistan killed eight Pakistani civilians and one Afghan soldier final Sunday, with either side accusing the opposite for the flare-up.
Pakistan military stated Afghan border forces had opened “unprovoked and indiscriminate fireplace of heavy weapons together with artillery/mortar on to the civilian inhabitants” on the Chaman border crossing.
Islamabad on Friday summoned the Afghan cost d’affaires and issued a “sturdy condemnation” over “unprovoked cross-border shelling” by Afghan Border Security Forces.
Punjab, KP assemblies to be dissolved on twenty third
PTI chief Imran Khan has introduced that the assemblies of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the place the celebration is in energy, will probably be dissolved on December 23.
PTI members in each homes have submitted their resignations to the respective audio system. Imran additionally promised to carry elections in each provinces inside 90 days after the homes are dissolved.
TTP chief claims all assaults launched from ‘inside Pakistan’
Noor Wali Mehsud, chief of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has tried to rebuff the impression that they’re being backed by the Afghan Taliban regime in Kabul.
“We are combating Pakistan’s warfare from throughout the territory of Pakistan, utilizing Pakistani soil. We have the power to battle for a lot of extra many years with the weapons and spirit of liberation that exist on the soil of Pakistan,” he stated in an interview with CNN.
‘Audio leak’ of Imran’s spouse over Toshakhana items surfaces
Another purported audio clip of former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s spouse Bushra Bibi has emerged.
Bushra Bibi, the previous first girl, might be heard grumbling at an official for making photos of Toshakhana items with out her permission.
Bushra could possibly be allegedly heard instructing the official to not make photographs of the “issues” coming inside the home and to solely snap photos of the “issues” which might be being taken out.
Brain drain: 7,65,000 youths moved abroad in 2022
Pakistan’s mind drain state of affairs has aggravated with greater than 7,60,000 educated youth looking for employment abroad this 12 months. The unsure financial and political state of affairs at residence have been primarily blamed for the exodus, in keeping with a media report.
An overwhelming majority of the emigrants went to Middle Eastern international locations, primarily Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Among the European locations, the popular alternative of Pakistanis seems to be Romania.
Top-order batter Azhar Ali broadcasts retirement from Tests
Azhar Ali, considered one of Pakistan’s most profitable batters, will grasp his boots following the third Test in opposition to England.
“I retire from worldwide cricket as a fulfilled cricketer who ticked many of the targets he had set for himself,” he informed the press on Friday.
With 7,097 runs in 96 matches at a mean of 42.49, Azhar is Pakistan’s fifth main Test run-getter behind Younis Khan (10,099), Javed Miandad (8,832), Inzamam-ul-Haq (8,829) and Mohammad Yousuf (7,530).

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