Officials: NATO clashes with Pakistani troops
Pakistani officials said NATO forces fired on a military check post in a village in North Waziristan.
May 17th, 2011
12:15 PM ET

Officials: NATO clashes with Pakistani troops

Tensions mounted Tuesday when NATO helicopters flying in eastern Afghanistan fired across the border into Pakistan after being fired on twice, according to a NATO official.

NATO's International Security Assistance Force later received reports that two Pakistani soldiers were wounded.

Two coalition helicopters supporting operations at U.S. Forward Operating Base Tillman in Afghanistan were fired upon from the Pakistani side of the border, said the NATO official, who did not want to be identified because the information has not yet been released publicly. After being fired upon a second time, the helicopters returned fire, the official said.

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  1. Sameer

    Salerno n all stop dis fight , firstly v shud not say bad words for hindus nor for follower of any religion. Secondly what i can make out n its very apparent n obvious dat Pamiri & Riza Afghans are not AFGHANS , niether they r muslims. They r total FARCE.

    May 27, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  2. pamiri

    Who are real son of the soil never do the action against its soil and people, like Taliban Alqaeda and the slaves of Pakistan are doing in Afghanistan, and this time the situation is very clear for all people and international foreces that we were saying that from long ago, that the Taliban Alqaeda are the slave of Paksitan and the ISI is a terrorist group which is like and very bad cancer for all the world, ISI has to be eliminated,

    from Kabul

    May 21, 2011 at 11:27 pm | Report abuse |
  3. pamiri

    WE want to be rid of Paksitan and their brutality at all, and who want Pakistan they can go there and join their brothers like Taliban Alqaeda did so,

    May 18, 2011 at 5:53 am | Report abuse |

      Pmiri I am not sure you are Afghan as your language, stupid way of expressing views on this global media forum confirm your nationality as an Indian therefore you talk a lot against Pakistan. True Afghans understand the value of relationship with Pakistan therefore they cannot use such abusive language. Soon you will learn that Afghans and Pakistani are two brother leaving no place for stupid like you and your Masters. Wait for your day of the judgement.

      May 18, 2011 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        I think you are right Bangash. Pamiri is not Afghan but Hindu.

        May 18, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
      • pamiri

        Stupid Pakistani, you should know I am a real Afghan those Afghan which never accept Pakistan and their barbarism under the name of Islam, I am an Afghan which never have done the slavery for the foreigners, I am Afghan, who always respect others too like other religions , never support Taliban Alqaeda and their brutality and violence against people in the country and all the world, I respect all humanity as good says (Alhamdullah Rabal Alamin) now you can recognize what sort of Afghan I am, I believe you think automatically that I am not from South and East of the country, who always is very infamous in be under the slavery of Pakistan , Russia, Arabia etc, wish you have understood the fact, although I am not sure if you have any mind to analyze what I sated, but any way you can take the help of someone who can do it,

        From Kabul

        May 18, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Report abuse |
      • BANGASH

        No doubt I am proud being a Pakistani but shame on you Pamiri, you forget that Afghanistan has never been an independent nation for the last two hundred years and same West first by British Empire and today US world Empire have been ruling Afghanistan. So you are born slave therefore you reject whole world except your present Masters you are praising a lot, forgetting that same Master for the last three decades constantly killing and insulting each Afghan at their door steps daily. Pamiri if you were Afghan you would never have supported invaders of your country. But I am sure Afghans now understand traitors like you and have now risen to clear Afghanistan of you SAGSHOI and your Masters.

        May 19, 2011 at 9:46 am | Report abuse |
  4. salerno

    These kinds of incedents are very common in wars. During Iran Iraq war an american military ship was hit by the iraqi with 37 sailors dead.

    May 18, 2011 at 2:02 am | Report abuse |
    • pamiri

      Hindo is better than you ( Bangash, and Yaqobi and Salerno) and the people who think like you, but it is not clear what hindu means for you

      May 18, 2011 at 11:18 pm | Report abuse |
  5. pamiri

    It is good news for those who dislike insurgency and terrorism that the USA is going to started or at least attacked on those Pakistani military, who were shooting some missiles toward Afghanistan, well done Nato forces, it is up to all the world leading by Nato to at least destroy all the Taliban Alqaeda Sanctuaries in both country AFG_PAK, which they are existing like cancers and very red threat for all humanity.

    The peace process is good thing, but you should know Taliban and Alqaeda are not the people to whom you can make peace, because, likely peace would be happened between two parties at least if there is some common opinion, and understanding and we know better that The Taliban Alqaeda have no give worth for any thing , except killing and destruction they do no know any thing else, still they are like wild animal and they have no mind to think rationally,

    from Kabul

    May 17, 2011 at 11:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Pamiri – Learn to read the news. It was an incident. Pakistan military did not fire in to Afghanistan, but to the helicopters in Pakistan.

      May 18, 2011 at 2:01 am | Report abuse |
      • pamiri

        you mean all the area which Pashtuns are living is the soil of Pakistan, but be open who recognize this border yet, its is free areas but more have to be under the control of AFG then PAK, first recognize the border where it is then claim that this is Pakistan soil not AfG

        May 18, 2011 at 2:15 am | Report abuse |
      • Riza Afghan

        salerno, you should understand that Peshawor and some other areas belongs to Afghanistan 😉
        We did sign an agreement with Pakistan ages ago and that agreement already expired.

        We want our land back which is 35-40% of Pakistan and it will definitely happen that's why Pakistan is creating problems in Afghanistan, once we are stable, we will go after Pakistan to return land which we borrowed them 😉

        May 18, 2011 at 3:42 am | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        A border is a border. Pashtuns are Afghans.

        May 18, 2011 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        Pamiri – you are a dog-washer paid by the americans. You do not deserve even a reply.

        May 18, 2011 at 8:47 am | Report abuse |
  6. Dan from Detroit, MI

    I guess that through their own arrogance and self-righteousness,these NATO forces have a right to do anything they want as they seem to enjoy killing people at will no matter where they are. All this is getting quite nauseating to say the least!!!

    May 17, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Riza Afghan

    hahaha I can't stop laughing at weak Pakistani tricks.
    They are keep trying and trying to fake everything and misguide USA and Afghan Government.

    I don't know about USA but Afghanistan is recovered and 90% stabilized and I don't think Pakistan can play game in Afghanistan anymore, Pakistan Government words are on blacklist of Afghan Government, even if Pakistan tell the truth to Afghan Government, Afghan government will take it as a joke or ignore it completely.

    Now Pakistan is a joke to the world, if Mullah Omar travel to Afghanistan today, he will be dead within 24 hours no matter what.

    I feel pity for Mullah Omar and other Taliban leaders, now they are hiding like mouse and thinking every second when they will die and i am very proud of my Government/ANA/ANP.

    Please kill every single Taliban if any of them come near to Afghanistan Border or try to cross the border, indeed kill any Pakistani or Irani if they try to come near our border!!!!! Kill all stupid Pakistani and Irani Terrorists.

    Pakistan been free for the past 60+ years and Afghanistan only 10 years, right now Afghanistan is 50 times more peaceful than Pakistan.

    Salute Afghanistan and Love You !!!!!! 😀

    May 17, 2011 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan from Chicago, IL

      Yaakobi if I were you I would stop talking, plotting or hoping to kill others and worry about the truth that you will say on judgment day.

      May 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • MicheleG

      Yes, the resident troll makes it difficult, if not impossible, to understand his disjointed ramblings ON PURPOSE for some bizarre reason.

      I just skip his posts and read the other better written ones that just MIGHT have lucid, if not valid, points.

      May 17, 2011 at 8:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • pamiri

      Slaves are always like this,when the who backs them order them, then Slaves have to carry the orders like Taliban Alqaeda do it now

      May 17, 2011 at 11:45 pm | Report abuse |
  8. ThrillatheKilla

    Good, now we will fight and kill the real TERRORIST POS. Pakistan, get ready for your anus to be kicked hard you POS Country and no more money for you RATS either!!!! We can destroy you in a week you MORONS!!!!!

    May 17, 2011 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
    • salerno

      Idiot, you will continue to pay Pakistan.

      May 17, 2011 at 11:51 am | Report abuse |
      • ThrillatheKilla

        Salerno, YOU ARE THE IDIOT AND MORON WITH YOUR BS. Its butt kicking time and your not invited. Salerno, don't have children as they will undoubtably be stupid like you. If you like that poophole Pakistan so much why don't you move there
        smart guy???

        May 17, 2011 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        I did not say I like Pakistan, I said you will continue to pay more billions after the 20 b. paid in recent years.

        May 17, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
      • pamiri

        Salerno, If you pay your father Paksitan through your propaganda, but the usa is not paying any peny to Pakistan anymore , as we know the great nation of usa, and this time Pakistan can not make fool the usa, and its clear the usa continue to pay Pakistan but not money, it is drones

        May 17, 2011 at 11:50 pm | Report abuse |
      • salerno

        Pamiri – Read my posts . I told many times I don't care if USA pay Pakistan or not, but I think they will continue to pay.

        May 18, 2011 at 1:57 am | Report abuse |