Pakistan Expelling Some 300 Afghan Refugee Families Each Day: Minister

Monday February 9, 2015
Kabul (BNA) The minister of refugees and repatriation affairs, Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi has said that Pakistan expels around 300 Afghan refugee families daily and so far some 24,000 Afghan refugee families had been expelled from several Pakistani cities including Peshawar.
Confirming the report, Mesri Khan Mohmand the in-charge of refugees’ affairs with Afghanistan embassy has said that Pakistani police harassing the Afghans and expel them forcibly.
Meantime, Balkhi said that he would soon visit Pakistan to discuss the issue and find solution for the problems of refugees. It is said that some 3 million Afghans with some 1 million registered ones have been living in Pakistan.

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