46 Afghan soldiers including 5 officers have been returned to Afghan govt authorities at Nawapass Bajaur today at 0035 hours, Pakistan Standard Time.
According to Inter Service Public relations(ISPR), the Afghan National Army and Border Police were given safe passage into Pakistan, on their own request, by Pakistan Army in Arundu Sector of Pak-Afghan International Border, Chitral, on 25th Jul.
After necessary clearance, the Afghan soldiers crossed into Pakistan with their weapons, ammunition and communication equipment.
The said soldiers have now been amicably returned to Afghan authorities on their request along with their weapons and equipment.
Pakistan will continue to extend all kinds of support to our Afghan brethren in time of need, said ISPR.