attack border post
Chitral -- Intruders from across the border reportedly
Afghan Taliban attacked Godibar checkpost on Arandu road near
Pak-Afghan border and snatched rifles from the security forces.
According to SHO Arandu, some 250 Taliban entered Pakistani area
from Nooristan (Afghanistan) at night and attacked on Godibar
security post which was constructed before partition.
They asked the security forces to put their hands up and then
took their arms iand ammo away. They also tied eight of the
personnel with ropes and snatched three G-3 rifles from Chitral
Scouts, four rifles and one Kalashnikov from Border Police and
fled towards Gambir valley in Nooristan.
It may be mentioned here that a few years back Afghan Taliban
snatched rifles from police staff while recently they also
kidnapped some labourers and later killed three them .--GH
Farooqi, 01 Oct 10