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Several Skirmishes Reported In Recent Months On Afghan-Pakistan Border

April 24 2012


U.S. military personnel have fired across the Afghan border into Pakistan at least four times in the past 10 months, CNN reports.

Taliban and Haqqani network militants often attack U.S. and Afghan troops from Pakistani territory, prompting counterattacks, a NATO spokesman said.

The spokesman confirmed that U.S. troops at Forward Operating Base Tillman, Paktika province, have fired into Pakistan four times since June 2011.

The Pakistani military is aware of cross-border...

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