Pakistan deports 2,771 undocumented Afghan migrants in past 24 hours

Figures by Pakistani media show 2,771 undocumented Afghan migrants were deported from Pakistan on Sunday, Dec. 3, maintaining a consistent figure from the previous day.

This brings the total number of Afghan migrants deported from Pakistan to 407,680, as reported by Pakistani media.

The migrants were returned through the Torkham border crossing in Nangarhar and the Spin Boldak crossing in Kandahar province.

Contrary figures from the Taliban-run Ministry of Refugees indicate that, on December 3, a total of 1,728 migrants were sent back to Afghanistan through the Spin Boldak and Torkham crossings.

The ministry detailed the breakdown, revealing that 200 families, comprising 1,098 individuals, returned through Spin Boldak. Notably, three children were unaccompanied and were handed over to migration organizations.

Additionally, 130 families, including 630 individuals, repatriated through the Torkham crossing.

Children constitute the largest demographic among those deported to Afghanistan, according to the figures provided.