Peshawar (Staff Report): Pakistan Army on Monday moved heavy artillery towards the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman and Torkham districts.

According to security sources, forces have moved to restrict illegal border movement and any attempt to breach border security will be responded to with full force. Security forces have stepped up patrolling in the areas along the Afghan border, while security has been put on high alert in North and South Waziristan agencies.

The move came just two days after the military decimated camps of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) Jamaatul Ahrar (JA), the group which claims to be behind the recent wave of terrorist attacks, faction on the Torkham border opposite Mohmand and Khyber tribal regions.