Pakistan continues deportations, sending over 1,400 Afghan migrants back in a day

Afghan migrants returning from Pakistan through Spin Boldak border crossing in Kandahar. File photo.

Pakistan deported 1,483 Afghan migrants on Thursday, Dec. 21, as part of its ongoing efforts to repatriate undocumented immigrants, Pakistani media reported, noting a slight decrease from the 1,700 migrants returned the previous day.

The migrants re-entered Afghanistan through the Spin Boldak and Torkham border crossings in Kandahar and Nangarhar provinces, respectively.

Since November, Pakistani authorities have repatriated a total of 443,376 undocumented Afghans, according to figures released by local media.