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July 11, 2020

Angoor Adda border reopened to trade

Peshawar

July 11, 2020

WANA: The Angoor Adda border crossing in South Waziristan was reopened for trade activities after four months, a military official said on Friday.

Talking to reporters, Brigadier Obaidullah Anwar said that passengers would be allowed to cross the border once a week. He asked the relevant authorities to put steps in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. He added that the border had been sealed to contain Covid-19. Brigadier Obaidullah Anwar said that the vehicles crossing the border would be sprayed with disinfectants to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Meanwhile, the local trader community expressed joy over the reopening of the border for trade activities, saying that they suffered huge losses when the border was closed.