Troops arrive at Chaman border

Published November 16, 2001

QUETTA, Nov 15: Pakistan was deploying troops at Chaman border to secure its northern international frontiers with Afghanistan in the wake of the critical situation along the border.

The troops began arriving at the border town Chaman on Thursday, eyewitness said adding that tanks were seen for the first time in Chaman since the US attacks on Afghanistan.

Official sources said that the troops’ movement was part of routine exercises in the area.

Also, reports coming from Kandahar say that the Taliban government has imposed night curfew in Kandahar and people were asked to stay indoors between 9pm and 6am.

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