Taliban spokesman says all culprits involved in disrespected Pakistan flag arrested
KABUL, Sep 22 (Asia Free Press): Afghan government on Wednesday apologized to Pakistan over flag removal from aid trucks incident at Torkham border.
Taliban government spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the incident has shocked them.
“We all shocked by that incident and all cabinet members condemned it,” Mujahid told Asia Free Press (AFP).
“That incident would hurt our Pakistani brothers and sisters and we apologise to them,” he added.
The government spokesman added that immediate action was taken by authorities and arrested all those security guards and civilians who were involved in that “bad incident”.
“Pakistan appreciate Pakistan help to stand with Afghan people in this difficult time,” Mujahid said
On Sunday, some border security guards and civilian removed Pakistan flag from aid trucks that carrying foods, medicines to Afghanistan at Torkham border.
The video of said incident later got viral on social media.
Pakistan is currently actively involved in humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan as Islamabad so far sent four C-130 and over 20 containers loaded with food items and medicines.
While the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also engaged with international community stressing them to help Afghan people to halt the humanitarian crisis in war-torn country.