Pakistani officer dies of wounds from Afghan border clashes

June 14, 2016 9:24 AM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Pakistan's military says an army major who was wounded in cross-border clashes near Afghanistan the day before has died of his wounds.

He is the second fatality from the artillery exchanges at the Torkham crossing on the Afghan-Pakistan border that erupted late Sunday. The clashes have killed an Afghan border guard and left 18 wounded on both sides of the boundary.

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