NATO attack Pakistan 25 Pak soldiers martyred in NATO helicopters incursion, Pak Gov orders to cut Nato supplies lines
NATO helicopters and Jet from Afghanistan carried out an “unprovoked” attack on a Pakistani border post, killing at least 25 troops including two officers major and captain while injuring four others Saturday, the military said. Pakistan called that raid a flagrant violation of its sovereignty. They said the attack took place on the Salala checkpost in the Baizai district of the rugged tribal terrain.The attack would have serious repercussions as they without any reason attacked on our post and killed soldiers asleep, a senior military
officer said.The wounded soldiers were airlifted to Peshawar. While the martyrs are likely to be shifted to military headquarter Ghalanai.Take necessary action against Nato Attack – Kayani Directs Pakistan Army
Pakistani authorities blocked Both Chaman and Torkham the vital supply route for Nato troops fighting in Afghanistan on Saturday after a cross-border air strike killed 25 Pakistani troops including two officers.Trucks and fuel tankers were stopped at Jamrud town in the Khyber tribal region near the city of Peshawar, hours after the raid, officials said.The Pakistani military said it was an “unprovoked and indiscriminate” attack.”Casualties have been reported and details are awaited,” a military spokesman said.
The alleged attack took place at the Salala checkpoint, about 2.5 km from the Afghan border, Reuters reports, at around 02:00 local time (21:00 GMT).Foreign Office has lodged a strong protest with the United States against the cross-border strike.Pakistan Oil Tankers Association suspends NATO supply for Indefinite Period.
Ahmed Quraishi to RT: NATO strike revenge for Pakistan crackdown on CIA assets
Ahmed Quraishi: Here’s a tweet by a US soldier who suffered when we blocked supplies last time.(RT @_ChristineM: I remember the last time Pakistan closed NATO supply routes we didn’t have french fries in the DFAC for weeks!)
- Anjum Kiani in ISB reports heavy military movements and deployments around key installations.
- Military sources: Commanders reject US&NATO characterization of attack as ‘incident’, suspect it was deliberate.
- US&NATO have no case. No militant activity in Mohmand. They flew 2.5KM into Pak territory. Premeditated violation.
China condemns NATO strikes on Pakistani troops China on Monday urged NATO forces to respect for Pakistan’s sovereignty, saying that attack on Pakistani troops was shocking.
No excuse to violate Pakistan sovereignty: Russia Russia’s foreign minister, commenting on the Nato cross-border air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, said on Monday that a nation’s sovereignty should always be upheld, even when hunting “terrorists”.
Pakistan’s Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DDC) This was a calculated air strike – and by no means an accidental occurrence.