Pakistan Confirms Taliban Have Control Of Afghan Border Town.

Pakistan Confirms Taliban Have Control Of Afghan Border Town

Pakistan said Taliban were in control of a key town on the Afghan side of its border.

Islamabad:

Pakistan's foreign ministry confirmed Thursday that the Taliban were in control of a key town on the Afghan side of its border.

"They have taken control of Spin Boldak border crossing," said ministry spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, a day after the Taliban seized the town as part of a sweeping offensive across the country.

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