Pakistan buying US military weapons in Afghanistan to enhance security: Report

Pakistan has seen an increase in cross-border violence since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan in mid-August this year.

New Delhi: With an aim to strengthen security against Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Pakistan is reportedly buying US military weapons from Taliban, according to a report cited by news agency. Pakistan has seen an increase in cross-border violence since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan in mid-August this year. It has been conducting major operations against terrorists in TTP stronghold North Waziristan since the Taliban took over Afghanistan.

In fact, American weapons confiscated by the Taliban following the withdrawal of US forces are being sold openly in stores by Afghan gun dealers who paid for guns and ammunition to government soldiers and Taliban members, as did Afghan gun dealers. Afghan gun dealers did. Which The New York Times reported in October.

The equipment was originally delivered to Afghan security forces, as part of a US training and assistance program. After American troops left Afghanistan, the Taliban amassed a large number of weapons and openly sold guns in stores.

Meanwhile, top officials of the Indian Army have shared concerns over the purchase of arms by Pakistan. According to the news agency, Army officials believed that the weapons would be used to incite violence in Pakistan by ISI-bred terrorist groups before entering India. Officials have also expressed concern over arms being provided to terrorist groups operating in India.

“There are a lot of inputs which suggest that these US-origin weapons, especially small arms, are being sent to Pakistan. But the way the Taliban victory has encouraged terrorist groups, there is a need to use these weapons for violence. likely to be used. Pakistan itself,” senior military officials told the agency.

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