Pakistan ups seqarch for Kabul university attackers


Islamabad : Pakistani security forces launched combing operations after an attack on a university in Kabul,capital city of Afghansitan,based on a mobile phone numbers that wre used during the attack, accordingl to military here on Thursday.

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Pakistan Army Chief,General Raheel Sharif,told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani through telephone that “ Pakistan soil would not be allowed to be used for any type of terrorism in Afghanistan.”

Raheel Sharif strongly condemned terrorists’ attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul and expressed his sympathies with the bereaved families,accordingly  to the army’s information wing.

He said Afghan authorities have shared three mobile telephone numbers allegedly used during  the university attack who were on Contact with the attackers.

“It may be mentioned here that based on these three Afghan cell numbers provided by Afghan authorities, Pakistan Army carried out a combing operation in suspected area closer to Pak-Afghan border to verify presence of miscreants,”Raheel  Sharif Informed Ghani.

He told the Afghan leader that the outcome of the operation so far has been shared withAfghan Authorities adding further technical evaluation of the cellphone numbers, all Afghan, is being carried out.

For his part, Ghani called for “serious and practical measures against the terrorists,” according to the president’s office, while the Pakistan army chief assured Ghani of all-out cooperation on availability of further information from Afghanistan.

Afghan Interior Ministry said that 12 people, including seven students of the university were killed and 36 others were injured in clashes between the militants and security forces. No group has claimed the attack on late Wednesday. 

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