Iran closes a border-crossing with Afghanistan following tension with Taliban 


Shafaq News/ Tension between Iran's border guards and Afghanistan's Taliban culminated to closing a border-crossing between the two neighboring countries, Iranian media reported on Saturday.

Iranian media said that Islam Qalat border-crossing has been closed following a brief tension between Taliban forces and the Iranian border guards.

Tension unfolded when the Iranian troops reacted to Taliban's inauguration of a road near the borders, according to Iran's semi-official "Fars" newsagency.

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