sAccording to AFP, in the wake of this incident, the Afghan Foreign Ministry urged the Pakistani government, through the country’s ambassador in Kabul, to “take immediate measures to identify and punish” those responsible for this crime and ensure “full security”. For Afghan diplomats and their families.”
This incident comes at a time when diplomatic relations between the two neighbors Afghanistan and Pakistan have become more tense.
The Afghan government accuses the Pakistanis of supporting Taliban groups that have led an Islamist insurgency since an international coalition led by the United States drove them from power in late 2001.
Over the past two months, the insurgents have launched an offensive against Afghan forces, allowing them to retake territory in rural areas.
Tensions between the two countries have risen in recent days, with Afghan Vice President Amrullah Salih using social media to accuse the Pakistani government of providing air support to the Taliban, an accusation Pakistan has denied.
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