Pakistan deports over 1,900 Afghan migrants in a single day

Pakistani authorities deported 1,911 Afghan migrants on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023, continuing a large-scale repatriation of undocumented immigrants, local media reported.

The deportations occurred through the Spin Boldak and Torkham border crossings.

Since Nov. 1, 2023, Pakistan has repatriated 455,645 undocumented Afghan migrants, reflecting a significant increase in deportations.

This mass exodus has raised concerns about the humanitarian conditions facing the returnees in Afghanistan.