RAWALPINDI: An Afghan army commander has sought refuge from Pakistan army to escape from the onslaught of Taliban.
Media wing of armed forces, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the Afghan commander posted near Arvind sector, Chitral, had contacted the army.
The Afghan forces were failing to protect their posts on international borders. The ISPR said that 46 security personnel including five officers of border police accompanied the Afghan commander and they had been provided shelter in Pakistan after fulfillment of formalities.
These soldiers including the officers will be returned to the Afghan govt authorities in a dignified manner after due process.
On July 1, 35 security personnel of Afghanistan had sought safe passage from Pakistan Army who were provided not only shelter but facilities of medical, health and food. After their treatment, they were sent back to their home land.