Pakistan summons Afghan envoy over university attack

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ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Monday summoned Afghan Charge d’Affaires Syed Abdul Nasir Yousafi to convey Pakistan’s concern regarding the use of Afghan soil by terrorist elements in the Bacha Khan University attack.

A statement issued by the Foreign Office said the diplomat was told that investigations revealed the perpetrators of the deadly attack on the university were operating from Afghan territory and used the Afghan telecommunication network to plan and execute this attack. The statement further said that relevant evidence had also been shared with the Afghan diplomat. It was conveyed to the Afghan government that they must take action against the perpetrators of the terrorist attack and extend cooperation to Pakistani authorities in order to bring them to justice, it added.