Torkham closed briefly after skirmish between Pakistan and Taliban border  forces

Torkham border crossing was temporarily closed to commercial activities and pedestrian movement on Saturday after a skirmish broke out between border forces from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Pakistani media reported late Saturday that at least one of their border force members was wounded and taken to hospital for treatment.

According to reports, shots were fired following an argument between border guards. MenaFM reported that after consultations the border was later reopened to traffic.