Terrorist attack: Chaman border remains closed for fifth straight day.

ISLAMABAD -- The Pak-Afghan border crossing at Chaman remained closed for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday.

The Chaman border - known as Friendship Gate - was closed after unidentified armed men opened fire on the Pakistani security troops from inside Afghanistan, martyring a soldier and injuring another two on Sunday.

All business and trade activities at the Chaman border remained suspended for the fifth day.

The federal government will take a decision about the opening of the Friendship Gate, the Chaman's deputy commissioner said, adding that Islamabad and Kabul are in contact with each other on the matter.

On November 13, a Frontier Corps soldier embraced martyrdom and two more sustained injuries in the midst of a cross-border attack from Afghanistan to Balochistan's Chaman district.

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