In the latest wave of deportations, Pakistani media reports indicate that 2,476 Afghan migrants were repatriated to Afghanistan on Monday, Dec. 4, mirroring the numbers from the preceding day.
The repatriation process took place through the Torkham and Spin Boldak crossings.
Contrary to the Pakistani media figures, the Taliban-run Ministry of Refugees reported on X that 1,274 migrants were repatriated to Afghanistan through the Torkham and Spin Boldak crossings on Monday.
This included 167 families (962 individuals) who returned through the Spin Boldak border crossing in Kandahar.
According to Pakistani media, the total number of repatriated illegal Afghans has reached 410,156.
Raffaella Iodice, the EU Charge d’Affaires in Afghanistan, visited the Torkham crossing on Tuesday and expressed heartbreak over witnessing Afghan migrants leaving everything behind as they are repatriated to Afghanistan.
She affirmed the European Union’s continued commitment to supporting the people of Afghanistan.