US embassy rejects reports suggesting NATO involvement in cross border shelling

U.S. embassy on Saturday denied the reports suggesting involvement of NATO in any cross border shelling incident on January 13. Spokesman for U.S. embassy while commenting on the reports that NATO forces were involved in a cross-border shelling incident on January 13 leaving eight Pakistani civilians killed said that these reports are baseless and incorrect.
The spokesman said, “U.S. Embassy officials confirmed with NATO commanders and found that no NATO force were involved in any attack on January 13 in or affecting Pakistani territory.”
“All NATO operations in Afghanistan conducted along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region are closely coordinated with the Government of Pakistan,” said the spokesman.