Pak-Afghan border closed for two days

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The government on Friday decided to close the border crossings of Chaman and Torkham for two days. The border will remain closed on Friday and Saturday.

The closure comes at the request of the Afghan government, said Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Mohammad Faisal.

TheĀ FO spokesperson added that the decision was taken to support Afghanistan in the smooth conduct of upcoming parliamentary elections

The border crossings will remain closed for all kinds of traffic with the exception of emergency cases, added FO.