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Pakistan to Start Fencing along Afghan Border in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army is going to start fencing alongside Pak-Afghan border in Balochistan province.

The decision was made during a meeting between the officials of Frontier Corps (FC) and tribal elders in Chaman, Balochistan along the border.

The meeting was organised by FC officials, the district administration and tribal elders.

The officials said that fencing work has already started along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border KP and tribal areas and soon this project will be started in Balochistan.

Border fencing will be in the mutual interests of both countries, the officials said, adding that the business activities of the tribal people living near the border will not be affected as the tribal people are economically dependent on the trade and business have done via border.

Pakistan earlier built fences at the northwestern border mainly to control the penetration of Afghan militants into its territory via porous border between the two countries.

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