Forty-six Covering soldiers, consisting of five police officers who had been provided safe flow by the Pakistan Army on Sunday, were “agreeably returned” to Afghan authorities today at Nawapass, Bajaur, the Inter-Services Public Relations statement (ISPR) said in a declaration.
” These soldiers from the Covering National Military (ANA) as well as Border Police were offered safe passage right into Pakistan, by themselves request, by the Pakistan Military in Arundu Sector of the Pak-Afghan international border, Chitral on July 25,” the military’s media events wing stated.
” After necessary clearance, the Covering soldiers [had] gone across into Pakistan with their tools, ammunition and interaction devices.”
“The soldiers have actually now been agreeably gone back to Covering authorities on their request in addition to their tools and tools. Pakistan will certainly remain to extend all kinds of assistance to our Covering brethren in time [s] of requirement,” the statement added.
A day previously, the ISPR claimed the army had actually supplied “sanctuary as well as secure passage” to the Afghan soldiers after they lost their military posts along the border.
The ISPR statement had even more said that a regional ANA leader contrary Arundu, Chitral had actually asked for aid for the 46 soldiers– consisting of 5 police officers– as “they were not able to hold their military posts along the Pak-Afghan worldwide boundary due to progressing safety and security situation in Afghanistan”.
The soldiers had subsequently been provided food, sanctuary as well as needed treatment “based on developed military standards”.
Speaking at an interview on Monday, Inside Priest Sheikh Rashid Ahmed had declined to deem the arrival of the Covering security employees to Pakistan as “a surrender”.