Update: 9 killed, 40 injured in Afghan firing in Pakistan

 Srinagar: At least nine people were killed and over 40 others injured as Afghan border forces opened fire on security personnel guarding a census team in Balochistan’s Chaman area early Friday, although Islamabad had informed Kabul in advance of the exercise, Dawn reported.
Chaman Civil Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Akhtar told DawnNews that five children and three women were among those killed, whereas police confirmed that four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel are among the injured, the report added.
Dr Akhtar added that over 40 people had been injured, with five critically wounded victims sent to Quetta for medical treatment, the report said.
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