Pakistan reopens Afghan border crossing

Pakistan has reopened a key border crossing used by Nato to ship supplies to Afghanistan.

Pakistan has reopened a key border crossing used by Nato to ship supplies to Afghanistan.

Custom official Ataur Rehman said the first few vehicles travelled through the Torkham crossing into Afghanistan just after noon local time today.

He said authorities are working to clear hundreds of vehicles that have been stranded since Pakistan closed the border to Nato on September 30 in apparent protest of a US helicopter strike that killed two Pakistani soldiers.

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