Chaman border closure enters 5th day.

QUETTA -- A large number of people were stranded and trucks lined up on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border due to its closure for a fifth consecutive day on Thursday.

The Chaman border has been shut since Sunday after an armed man from the Afghan side opened fire on Pakistani security personnel, resulting in the martyrdom of one soldier and leaving two others wounded.

Official sources said no headway was made in the efforts by authorities on both sides as Pakistan has told Afghan officials that until the handing over of the accused involved in the killing, the border would not be opened.

Sources said Afghan Taliban...

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