ISLAMABAD – Pak-Afghan Boarder Closed Over Fears Of Coronavirus. Pakistan is closing its boarder with Afghanistan in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
According to details, an official said that Pakistan is closing one of its two border crossings with Afghanistan. It will be for a week to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This comes a day after Pakistan detected two new cases of the virus. Bringing the total number of infected patients to four. Meanwhile, officials said the Chaman/Spinboldak crossing point would close from Monday. However a second point at Torkhum in the northwest would remain open.
Pak-Afghan Boarder Closed Over Fears Of Coronavirus.
Pakistan is in between China and Iran, which are both fighting major outbreaks. It is sparking fears about Pakistan’s ability to cope with an epidemic on its own. Government has also suspended all flights to Iran and closed land borders. Durand Line acts as boarder between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is a 2,400-kilometre (1,500-mile) frontier with Villages straddling the border and mosques and houses having one door in Pakistan and another in Afghanistan.
More than 2,900 people are dead and over 83,000 infected worldwide. With an increasing number of new cases being reported each day.