Backing India’s surgical strikes across the LoC Afghanistan on Friday said the raids were an act of ldquo;self defencerdquo; and hoped that countries will stop providing safe havens to terrorists.

ldquo;Surgical strikes by India in PoK Pakistan occupied Kashmir were act of self-defencerdquo; Afghanistan envoy to India Shaida Abdali said.

ldquo;We hope no one will allow safe havens for terrorists to be used against neighboursrdquo; he added.

An unspecified number of terrorists and Pakistani troops were killed in the late Wednesday operation across Kupwara and Poonch sectors as the army moved Special Forces into Pakistan-held Kashmir.nbsp;