Islamabad - A soldier of Pakistani security forces got wounded following unprovoked firing by the Afghan security forces across the border at Torkham in Khyber Agency late on Sunday night.

According to the update on the incident issued by ISPR, at about 2120 hours Sunday night Afghan security forces resorted to unprovoked firing on Pakistani side at Torkham Gate.

A Pakistani soldier was injured due to Afghan firing. Pakistani security forces responded to Afghan firing effectively.

Torkham is the most frequented crossing point at Pakistan-Afghan border and recently even most of the terrorists have been found using this gate for entry.

In order to check movement of terrorists through Torkham, Pakistan is constructing a gate on its side of the border as a necessity to check unwanted and illegal movement.

Later, Pakistan expressed its deep concerns over the reports of unprovoked firing incident at Afghan border, expecting the Afghan government to immediately investigate into the matter.

According to a PM Office spokesman, the Government of Pakistan expressed its deep concerns about the security of Pakistani soldiers near the border, in relation to the reports of unprovoked firing by Afghanistan's security forces on Sunday.

"We consider these unprovoked attacks unhelpful in Pak-Afghan relations and expect from the Afghan government to investigate this incident immediately, the spokesman added.