Pakistan enhances military posts along Afghan border

ISLAMABAD(DAWN): Pakistan has increased its military posts along with Afghanistan border in Balochistan to keep strong vigil on the movement of Taliban militants from Afghanistan to Pakistani areas in the wake of ongoing Operation Mushtarak.

Top military sources told Dawn News that twenty six new posts have been set-up by Pakistani security forces raising the number to two hundred and eighty six.

The sources also said that Pakistan would handover militants to Nato forces if they cross over to Pakistani areas from Helmand province.

Both Pakistan and US forces in Afghanistan have also arrived on understanding of timely intelligence sharing.

Commander of ISAF General General McCrystal during his meeting with Army Chief General kayani assured that US and Nato forces would extend maximum intelligence cooperation to Pakistani forces about militant movement.

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