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Officials mark surge in refugees’ repatriation from Pakistan (Video)

Officials mark surge in refugees’ repatriation from Pakistan (Video)

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Feb 21, 2015 - 17:09

JALALABAD CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Thursday recorded dramatic increase in repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan’s Peshawar city and asked the central government should provide the families with needed facilities. Haji Ghulam Haidar Faqiri, director of Nangarhar refugees and repatriation, told Pajhwok Afghan News at least 300 Afghan refugees had returned from Pakistan after an attack on a military school in Peshawar. About two months ago, at least 150 people were killed and 142 others wounded in an attack on a military school in Peshawar. Pakistani security forces started harassing and forcing Afghan refugees to leave the country after the incident.

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