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Geological survey of villages near Pak-Afghan Chaman border completed

Geological survey of villages near Pak-Afghan Chaman border completed
May 11, 2017

CHAMAN, 11 May: Experts from Pakistan and Afghanistan have completed the geological survey of the disputed villages near Pak-Afghan Chaman border and dispatched the report to governments of both the countries for further consideration.
Experts conducted the geological survey of the border areas under the supervision of Pakistan and Afghanistan military officials.
The Chaman border crossing will be reopened after the resolution of dispute over Kalay Luqman and Kalay Jahangir the two border villages.
It is pertinent to be mentioned here, few days ago Afghan forces have targeted Pakistani population census teams during population census in Kalay Luqman and Kalay Jahangir near Chaman border which left 12 people including two women and children dead and injured 46 people including FC personnel.
Following the clashes, the Pakistan and Afghanistan military officials have agreed to conducted geological survey of the disputed villages to quell the dispute.
The Chaman border crossing remained closed on fifth consecutive day.
According to sources, the Google map has proved that not only the two villages but several other areas also fall in Pakistan that are currently controlled by Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, IG FC Major General Nadeem Anjum visited the affected villages near the Chaman border and met with Army officers and soldiers deployed at the border.

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