Quetta: 180 suspected Afghans arrested
QUETTA: Frontier Corps (FC) personnel arrested 180 suspected Afghan nationals from the Chaman, Qila Abdullah and Chaghi areas of Balochistan on Tuesday. Maps of various cities and seminaries of Balochistan were reportedly recovered from the arrested men. FC officials said that 45 Afghan national had been arrested from Chaman and 100 from Qila Abdullah for entering into Pakistan illegally without any travel documents. They said that 65 of the arrested were Afghan Pashtuns, while the remaining were Tajik and Uzbek Afghans.
They said that 23 Afghan nationals had been arrested from Chaghi and Dalbandeen area. FC officials said that patrolling in the border areas had been enhanced and FC posts established every three kilometres. Shoot-at-sight orders have also been given for anyone crossing the border into Pakistan without authorisation.