TOLOnews 10pm News 15 April 2018
Police officials said troops have reached the Zazi Maidan district in Khost province after clashes broke out on Sunday between local residents and Pakistani troops across the Durand Line.
“Army, Police and NDS (National Directorate of Security) forces have reached Zazi Maidan district and they will respond to the Pakistan military attacks,” said Gul Agha Rohani 303 Spinghar Police Corps’ acting commander.
Officials from Afghanistan’s mainstream political parties on Sunday reiterated calls to the Afghan government and the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to pave the way for them to play a greater role in the election process.
These parties threatened to suspend their cooperation with the IEC if the election management body failed to address their demands.