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Afghan army scraps Pakistan trip over cross-border shelling

Afghanistanhas cancelled a military trip to Pakistan due to ‘unacceptable Pakistani shelling’ of the country’s mountainous eastern borderlands, the foreign ministry has said.

More than two dozen Pakistani artillery shells were fired into Afghanistan’s easternprovinceofKunaron March 25 and 26. The cancellation of the trip and days of angry diplomatic exchanges have placed further strain on an already fraught relationship.