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No indication Afghan refugees in Pakistan have engaged in extremism – White House

NSC Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby answers questions during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, US, on 17th July, 2023.

Washingtin DC, USReuters There is no indication that Afghan refugees in Pakistan or along its border have engaged in acts of extremism, the White House said, after Pakistan’s army expressed concern that militants had found safe havens in Afghanistan. “We’ve seen no indication that Afghan refugees in Pakistan or along that border are guilty of […]

Pakistan army concerned over Afghan militant “safe havens”, threatens response

Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Asim Munir visits injured soldiers after a terrorist attack in Zhob, at the Combined Military Hospital, Quetta, Pakistan, on 14th July, 2023.

Islamabad, PakistanReuters Pakistan’s army said on Friday it was seriously concerned that militants had found safe havens in neighbouring Afghanistan and threatened to take an “effective response” two days after 12 of its soldiers died in two attacks. Nine soldiers died after Islamist fighters stormed an army base in Pakistan’s southern Balochistan province, which borders […]