KABUL: In Afghanistan, a group of protesters tried to forcibly enter the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul Friday. However, they were barred by security staff to enter the perimeter of the embassy.
The protesters were led by former Deputy Chief of Afghan Directorate of National Security General Essa. “Scores of Afghan protesters gathered outside the Pakistan embassy in Kabul to protest against Islamabad for what they said “continuing to support the insurgents”, reported Afghan media on Friday.
The protesters blamed Pakistan for violence in Afghanistan. The protesters also called for trial of Taliban leaders in the International Criminal Court.
The protest comes three days after three Afghan cities, including the capital, were targeted by major attacks that left dozens dead and scores more injured.
Earlier in the day, Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria strongly rejected claims regarding allegations of terrorist safe havens in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).
“Pakistan’s contribution to the international community’s fight against terrorism and the sacrifices that we have rendered are being acknowledged by the world,” said Zakaria. NNI