Afghan-Pakistani border point reopens after 3-day closure

May 13, 2016 2:33 PM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Pakistan and Afghanistan have reopened a major border crossing that was closed for three days over Pakistan's construction of a fence near the disputed frontier.

A Pakistani army statement says the two sides agreed to reopen the Torkham crossing after a meeting between Afghan Ambassador Omer Zakhilwal and Pakistan's military chief, Gen. Raheel Sharif. The crossing was reopened Friday evening.

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