Google Maps to settle border row

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  •   July 31, 2017
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Google Maps to settle border row

Pakistan inherited its 2,400-km border with its western neighbour when it gained independence from Britain in 1947, but Afghanistan has never formally recognised it.

Pakistan and Afghanistan plan to use Google Maps to help settle a border dispute that led to deadly clashes last week, officials from both sides said on Tuesday.

At least eight civilians were killed on both sides in fighting that began when a Pakistani census team accompanied by soldiers visited disputed villages along the southern border on Friday.

Pakistan inherited its 2,400-km border with its western neighbour whe